Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is a bestselling book written by Alfred Lansing. It was first published in The book recounts the failure of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton in its attempt to cross the Antarctic continent in and the subsequent struggle for survival endured. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage [Alfred Lansing, Nathaniel Philbrick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's attempt to reach the South Pole. For five months Shackleton and his crew survived on drifting ice packs in one of the most savage regions of the world before they were finally able to set sail again in one of the ship's lifeboats. Alfred Lansing's Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is a white-knuckle account of this astounding odyssey. Through the.
Editorial Reviews. Review. In the summer of , Sir Ernest Shackleton set off aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic. The goal of his expedition was to cross the Alfred Lansing's Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is a white-knuckle account of this astounding odyssey. Through the. This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded. In August of , the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October , still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. 25 quotes from Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage: 'No matter what the odds, a man does not pin his last hope for survival on something and then e “ Unlike the land, where courage and the simple will to endure can often see a man through, the struggle against the sea is an act of physical combat, and there is.
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Lansing, Alfred and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at AbeBooks. 27 Dec This is one of the great adventure stories (Wolfgang Petersen, the director of ''Das Boot,'' is making a movie version), and it's been told well many times. There is Huntford's ''Shackleton,'' of course. Alfred Lansing's ''ENDURANCE: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage'' (Carroll & Graf, paper, $) is short. 18 Mar Endurance Shackletons Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice- bound.