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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The second form is more trying to hear. I have had both.” Only one topic other
than the wind was sure to spark a discussion— food. Early in February they had
gone for almost two weeks without getting a seal, and while their meat supply
When it came time to haul in the sea anchor, Cheetham and Holness leaned low
over the bow of the Docker trying to untie the icy knot in the rope with fingers so
stiff they would hardly move. While they worked, the Docker rose to a sea, then ...
Then they tried to hold it so that its light would show through the canvas in reply
to Shackleton's signal, but the reply was never ... A moment later all thought of
trying to signal the Caird was forgotten as the Docker suddenly lurched violently
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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