Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
McGraw-Hill, 1959 - 282 halaman
In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face of astounding obstacles.
A bestseller since it was first published in 1959, Alfred Lansing's Endurance now features a foreword and afterword from Dr. James Dobson—inspiring every reader to persevere no matter how impossible the challenge.
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It made a very uncomfortable surface for sleeping, but at least it was relatively dry
. Shackleton summoned Worsley at 7 P.M. that evening. He handed him a corked
pickle bottle containing a note, and instructed Worsley to return to Ocean Camp ...
Gradually, the surface of the sea became discernible. And there, dead ahead,
were the enormous gray-brown cliffs of Elephant Island rising out of the mists,
sheer from the water, high above the boat—and less than a mile away. The
Low, troubled clouds scudded past, almost touching the surface of the water. The
wind was nearly dead astern, and the Caird labored forward like a protesting old
woman being hurried along faster than she cared to go. Just before noon a rift ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing
Shackleton's attempted transversal of the South Pole is without doubt the greatest feat of polar expedition, even though he never touched the Antarctic shore. Lansing's account comes from the golden age of travel writing, the late 1950s. The combination is irresistible. Baca ulasan lengkap
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - santhony - LibraryThing
I very much enjoy non-fiction books whose focus is on exploration. One of the most fascinating topics within this genre involves polar exploration. It never ceases to amaze me that there were actually ... Baca ulasan lengkap