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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They were twenty miles east of where they started and fifty miles east of where
they had thought they were. The news was so heartbreaking some men refused
to believe it. It couldn't be. Worsley had made a mistake. But no. He obtained a ...
And Shackleton met secretly with Macklin to ask how long he thought the men
who were remaining behind could hold out under such conditions. Macklin said
he thought about a month. Fortunately the wind eased considerably during the
Worsley thought to himself of the pity of it all. He remembered the diary he had
kept ever since the Endurance had sailed from South Georgia almost seventeen
months before. That same diary, wrapped in rags and utterly soaked, was now ...
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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