Shackleton Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl. Incredible book. 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. 9 Angebote ab 14,10 € Sovereignty: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Men Ryan Michler. I recommend this book to add to the collection of those books that give us the knowledge of what it takes to conquer a goal. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is an exciting, often breathtaking, story about an ill-fated Antarctic expedition. Hats off to the author for capturing what seems an almost impossible journey in breathtaking detail. Print book: English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats: Summary: A narrative of a feat of exploration and human courage. I'm in the midst of a hugely enjoyable 'read lots of books about polar exploration' marathon - and having 'done' Scott, moved on to Shackleton. Their ship was trapped by pack ice short of their destination and eventually crushed. ‎This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Key Figures. The story told here is simply remarkable and the attitude of the brave souls in it marvelously retold. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 May 2019. Very cold. An incredible adventure. The beginning was a little tough for me to read but the deeper I went the more I couldn't put the book down. Through all of this, Shackleton has never lost a man. Endurance: Shackletons Incredible Voyage by Lansing, Alfred available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Something went wrong. In 1914 the 'Endurance' set sail for the South Atlantic but had to be abandoned in the frozen Weddell Sea. Subjects: Shackleton, Ernest Henry, -- Sir, -- 1874-1922 -- Travel. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 May 2013. "Endurance": Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Ulverscroft large print). A narrative of a feat of exploration and human courage. Try again. “There can be little doubt that Shackleton, in his way, was an extraordinary leader of men.” (p. 11). Please Sign Up to get full document. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The details often are so descriptive and redundant due to the scope of the story, that it sometimes becomes repetitive and familiar. Access Full Document. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. Forced to abandon ship, the men were trapped on ice floes for months while they drifted north. It is utterly gripping, intricately and expertly written keeping you hooked on every word of every page. The narrator is also the best I've ever heard for an audiobook, and there's never a moment when he sounds dull. Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2017. Incredible book. Endurance; Shackleton's incredible voyage.. [Alfred Lansing] -- Account of British Imperial Transatlantic Expedition, 1914-16, leader E.H. Shackleton, based on original diaries. 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. Lansing is a master for the description of those explorers hardships, desire to follow Shacketon' orders. Buy "Endurance": Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Lansing, Alfred online on Amazon.ae at best prices. Always cold. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Expeditions & Discoveries World History (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. A Riveting True Story of Adventure, Survival and Hope, Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2014. The latter is the story of Henry Worsley, the grandson of Frank Worsley one of the “extraordinary” men in Lansing’s Endurance. Ulverscroft; Large type / large print edition (1 July 1985), What an incredible book, impossible to put down, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 August 2017. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Every triumph seems momentary and desperate, life threatening jeopardy is seconds away. Buy Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing online at Alibris. The beginning was a little tough for me to read but the deeper I went the more I couldn't put the book down. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. 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. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. Access Full Document. Please try your request again later. This is a very detailed (true) story about men trying to survive in a very hostile environment in c. 1915. The expedition failed to accomplish its objective, but became recognized instead as an amazing feat of endurance. Print book: Biography : English : 1st Tyndale House edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Endurance (Ship) View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items Find a copy in the library. 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