Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
McGraw-Hill, 1959 - 282 halaman
Account of British Imperial Transatlantic Expedition, 1914-16, leader E.H. Shackleton, based on original diaries.
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At times they were heaved bodily upwards, only to fall down onto the rocks again,
or perhaps to be slammed from beneath as the boat was pitched aloft by a new
wave. The Caird had been equipped with six sleeping bags so that each man ...
Each of the watches shivered through their four hideous hours, cringing beneath
the decking, sodden and half-frozen, trying to remain upright against the wild
lurching of the boat while perched on the despised rocks in the bottom. For seven
It had swung the Caird's stern around, and she was pounding against the rocks.
They stumbled back down the beach, but the rocks were rough and their legs
were rubbery with weakness. By the time they reached the boat her rudder had ...
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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
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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