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Ulasan 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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Ulasan 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

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Ulasan Pengguna  - Schneider - LibraryThing

If this didn't actually happen I wouldn't think it possible. A tale of tales and a story of all stories. Lansing has done a smashing job retelling the adventure story of Ernest Shackleton and his crew's expedition to the South Pole. Recommended as highly as I can recommend a book. Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

In Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing tells the story of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition's experience from 5 December 1914 through May of 1916 based on the diaries of ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - larryerick - LibraryThing

On one extreme, you're on a tropical beach. The breeze is soft and cooling. A well-chilled pitcher of your favorite beverage is within arms length. Soft lilting melodies can be heard in the background ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - brenzi - LibraryThing

”The order to abandon ship was given at 5 PM. For most of the men, however, no order was needed because by then everybody knew that the ship was done and that it was time to give up trying to save her ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

This nonfiction book tells the incredible story of a 1915 trek to Antarctica. I was completely blown away by the strength of these men and their willingness to do whatever it took to survive ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This was incredible. I can hardly believe that any of these men, let alone none died. I can't even imagine how awful it would have been to be in these conditions for this length of time. I knew little ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - Schneider - LibraryThing

Just. Incredible. What a great story, it was magnificently written, using great sources, and read by one of the best in the business. So good I listened to it back to back with no pause in-between, I ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Ulasan Pengguna  - maryreinert - LibraryThing

Incredible story of the men who survived for over a year in the Antarctica after their ship became ice bound and broke apart. The writing is straight forward and makes little effort to personalize ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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