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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Those who were steering took the worst punishment of all, and about eight o'
clock, the strain began to tell on Wild, who had been at the Caird's tiller for twenty
-four hours without relief. Shackleton ordered McNeish to take over, but the ...
Greenstreet, too, had taken a moment's exhausted rest, but now he awoke and
took over the tiller from Macklin. Neither of them had any idea where they might
be. But they shared the same dread as everybody else—the open sea. Between
And so each of them took his turn at chipping for as long as he could endure it,
which was rarely more than five minutes. First they had to knock off enough ice to
get a handhold and a place to put their knees. To stand up on that glassy, rolling
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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