Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Publish date: June 1994
Publisher: Adventure Library
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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A captivating and inspiring tale of exploration, human endurance and survival.In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 men set sail for the South Atlantic on board a ship called the Endurance. The expedition was to cross the Antarctic overland. In October of 1915 the ship became trapped and...
Insomuch as a written account of a noted historical event can be spoiled, this review contains spoilers. If you don't want to be spoiled, stop here and read the book. It's excellent. So much is amazing about Ernest Shackleton's voyage to explore Antarctica and the misadventures that follow, but the ...
This bestseller first published in 1959 and reissued in 1999 recounts the failure of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition by Sir Ernest Shackleton in its attempt to cross the Antarctic continent by dog sledge in 1914. Men have to be nuts to be explorers ….The British ship Endurance set sail for t...
A friend and I were discussing heroism and leadership. Who are the real life Captain Kirks out there in history? And she recommended this book. This is the very passage she used to entice me: Shackleton... had a talent--genius, even--that he shared with only a handful of men throughout history--gen...
Fifty years old but the prose holds up. Does the job of the survival yarn, fast-paced, evocative, stirring. Quite the yarn.
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