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 waited. The following day Worsley climbed to the top of a sixty-foot berg a
short distance to the southeast. He returned with the news that the floe on which
Ocean Camp had stood had apparently been blown closer during the gale and ...
Shackleton waited for his moment, then gave the order to pull, and the Wills
rolled safely over the reef. With the next wave, her bow ground against the shore.
Shackleton, remembering his promise, urged Blackboro to jump ashore, but the
Believers have been waiting for that event for nearly 2,000 years. Some have lost
hope in its promise and have become discouraged. But many others believe His
reappearance is drawing near. I am among them! To complete the analogy, let's ...
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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