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Endurance: Shackleton

Endurance: Shackleton

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage. Alfred Lansing

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

ISBN: 9780786706211 | 288 pages | 8 Mb

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Alfred Lansing
Publisher: Basic Books

It was the golden age if Arctic exploration and Ernest Shackleton was determined to be the first man to cross the worlds most hostile continent. He spent years preparing for the trip of a lifetime. The greatest sailing/adventure story of all time is Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. Well written suspense is right up my alley but it's even better knowing that the story being told is basically true. Audiobook Title: Endurance, Audiobook Author: Alfred Lansing, Audiobook Narrator: Simon Prebble, Format: unabridged, Price: $7.49, Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks. I'm a real sucker for historical adventure novels. A riveting and mind-boggling account of Shackleton's failed Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Book Review: Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing. BookMooch logo · home · browse · about · join · login. Or perhaps, as Alfred Lansing tells us in Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, some are simply unwilling “to succumb to the demands of everyday life,” thus earning them the moniker “immature and irresponsible. Both the book (which was unputdownable) and what Shackleton did (incredible). In NOPM, sailing offered a bountiful topic to further explore the theme of man vs. I strongly recommend this book to any one who loves adventure and history; this book was very difficult to put down. Alfred Lansing : Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage ? From that point on, I think I saw the IMAX movie a few more times, and I listened to the book Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing, as I commuted twice a week to graduate school. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage. The story of Earnest Shakleton, his crew, and their trip to Antarctica is truly an incredible story. When his ship Endurance was crushed in the ice in Oct., 1915, he led his party some 180 mi (290 km) to safety at Elephant Island; from there Shackleton with five companions in a lifeboat made a voyage of c.800 mi (1,290 km) through wild seas, then was "rediscovered", and rapidly became a cult figure, a role model for leadership as one who, in extreme circumstances, kept his team together in a survival story described by polar historian Stephanie Barczewski as "incredible".

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