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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At one o'clock in the morning all hands except the watch turned in-bone tired.
October 19 was a day free from pressure, and there was very little activity of any
sort. A killer whale surfaced in the lane of open water alongside the ship and ...
82 shackleton's Most of the men turned in about noon and slept fitfully in the wet
until they were called at 8 P.M. After breakfast, all hands went out along the route
that Shackleton and Wild had found. They set to work breaking through the ...
Orde-Lees' shouts for help rose to screams, and he turned and raced away from
his attacker. The animal leaped out of the water again in pursuit just as Wild
arrived with his rifle. The sea leopard spotted Wild and turned to attack him.
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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