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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Some of the dog teams, which had gone back time after time to bring up
equipment, had probably covered more than ten miles altogether. Supper was at
six o'clock, and the weary men immediately crawled into their sleeping bags.
During the ...
Then, in a quiet, level voice, Shackleton ordered Wild to shoot his own team
along with McIlroy's, Marston's, and Crean's. There was no protest, no argument.
The four drivers obediently harnessed their teams and drove the dogs about a ...
The teams returned with some odds and ends of stores, including a quantity of
canned herring, sixty pounds of bouillon cubes, and a large amount of tobacco.
They also obtained a good number of books, among them several volumes of the
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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