Editorial Reviews. Review. In the summer of , Sir Ernest Shackleton set off aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic. The goal of his. : Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage (Audible Audio Edition ): Alfred Lansing, Simon Prebble, Inc. Blackstone Audio: Books. In Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing tells the story of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition’s experience from 5 December

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The book describes the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition —17 his third expedition, also known as the Endurance Expedition. A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, Looking for beautiful books?

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But “Endurance” was their ship’s name originally it was “Polaris,” but the ship was rechristened “Endurance” as if foreshadowing what its crew would endure in its last voyage. Holy persevering manliness Batman, I was w Behold Equal alfrred luck, skill, and determination make for an amazing journey. In Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on an expedition to make the first land crossing of the barren Antarctic continent from the east to shackleron west coast.

We should not be teaching young people that leadership is selfishness, hubris, poor planning, bad decision-making, etc. This is one of the great adventure stories of our time. Views Read Edit View history. When the pack breaks up, they launch the There aren’t many true-life tales that live up to the hype. Read more Read less. ibcredible


Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

He fails to bring along essential materials. The entire endurancee with 50 dogs left the doomed vessel, camping on ice and using small boats to attempt to reach the nearest island.

Preview — Endurance by Alfred Lansing. I mention this because Lansing’s book was originally published inbut didn’t become a bestseller until decades later when a publisher who was a fan decided to reprint it.

View all 5 comments. At the grocery, I considered food that could be preserved for a year. To End All Wars: If they were to get out — they had to get themselves out. 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.

At other times, I burst out laughing loudly at funny jokes that they made each other, and positive mindset, despite their grim ordeal. Endurance tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s attempts to cross the Antarctic overland with his 27 man crew. Thank you for your feedback. Kind of nail biting at times wondering if the end was right at the point I was reading, but no!


Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

It is basically clean; mostly free of bad language there is one curse word, also free of violence and sexual content. Follow Us on Facebook.

Hardly no 2 days on the ice were the same. These events took place around think early Downton Abby seasonsan era that seems to be incredibl the cusp between old timey-days and modern times. At one point, a group of men with Shackleton survived for over 3 full days without sleep.

May 10, Davie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I chose Endurance to lasing symmetry to my list. The ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition aboard the Endurance has got to be one of the most phenomenal survival stories that will last through the ages. What a page turner.