Always cold. Hello, Sign in. A REMARKABLE TALE OF SURVIVAL, SUPERBLY TOLD. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Endurance (Ship) View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items Find a copy in the library. Great read and really hard to put down because even though you think you know what's going to happen, you still have to find out how. Sir Earnest Shackleton & Frank Worsley were two of some 20 men who incredibly survived a journey to Antarctica that went awry from almost its onset. What a page turner. The Endurance left from Buenos Aires, and within a few weeks was in the ice pack. I bought this book after it appeared on a few lists of books you must read, several different people had independently put this book on their lists. Hats off to the author for capturing what seems an almost impossible journey in breathtaking detail. I obtained this book via one of Amazon's second-hand sellers and was so pleased with the price and condition of the book, which arrived very promptly indeed. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 May 2019. I've bought it because one YouTuber made a video about this story but after reading it I have to admit he failed to convey how challenging it really was. Reviewed in the United States on January 30, 2019. How this has not been made into a movie for the modern day is frankly beyond me. The story told here is simply remarkable and the attitude of the brave souls in it marvelously retold. Put simply, reading this book is an utterly humbling experience. Access Full Document. In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. Please try your request again later. Pages: 2 Words: 433 Views: 419. Alfred Lansing's book, written in 1958 from interviews and journals of the survivors, is now back in print… Access Full Document. : Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing (1985, Hardcover, Large Type / large print edition) at the best online prices at eBay! Die Endurance: Shackletons legendäre Expedition in die Antarktis Caroline Alexander. The fates cast Shackletons expedition into an icy abyss. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Sadly, many creatures and peaceful animals paid the price for mans survival. After six terrible days, they made it to uninhabited Elephant Island; from there Shackleton and five other men set off in an open 22-foot boat on an incredible 800-mile voyage across the notoriously tempestuous Drake Passage to South Georgia Island, where they hiked across the island’s mountain range to reach a whaling camp. 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The Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. It's a popular book that is deserving of its high ratings. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Try again. Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage by Lansing, Alfred. Buy Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing online at Alibris. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. 4,8 von 5 Sternen 26. Once they were far enough north that the ice thinned somewhat, they were forced to journey in lifeboats they'd dragged off the ship. Incredible book. Lansing's style doesn't go in for wild hyperbole as he doesn't need to - the meticulous research, multiple sources of information and the simple facts of the story of the crew of the endurance tell a gripping tale. They were to land a shore party near Vahsel Bay, in preparation for a transcontinental march via the South Pole to the Ross Sea. An absolute page turner and the fact this book has never been out of print says it all about its lasting legacy. 9 Angebote ab 14,10 € Sovereignty: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Men Ryan Michler. Please try again. It reads like a thrilling fiction novel, but the fact that it is non-fiction makes it even more astounding. Shackleton and a crew of 27 (plus one stowaway) first headed to the Weddell Sea on the ship Endurance. One of the most gripping fact or fiction books ever written; one of the most ridiculous tales of adventure on the printed page. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 May 2013. Lansing’s research & grasp of the situation in which these men found themselves in conjunction with his writing style has put this book at the top of my all time favorites! In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on an expedition to make the first land crossing of the barren Antarctic continent from the east to the west coast. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Lansing's style doesn't go in for wild hyperbole as he doesn't need to - the meticulous research, multiple sources of information and the simple facts of the story of the crew of the endurance tell a gripping tale. Lansing is a master for the description of those explorers hardships, desire to follow Shacketon' orders. The story of how Shackleton led his team back from that abyss is one of the greatest stories of survival, endurance, skill and initiative ever told. The details often are so descriptive and redundant due to the scope of the story, that it sometimes becomes repetitive and familiar. He sounds dull with a bit of a feat of exploration and human courage ’ ve ever read, I. 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