Endurance

Endurance Epub Endurance Author Alfred Lansing Capitalsoftworks.co.uk 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 1914, The British Ship Endurance Set Sail For The South Atlantic In October, 1915, Still Half A Continent Away From Its Intended Base, The Ship Was Trapped, Then Crushed In The Ice For Five Months, Sir Ernest Shackleton And His Men, Drifting On Ice Packs, Were Castaways In One Of The Most Savage Regions Of The World Lansing Describes How The Men Survived A 1,000 Mile Voyage In An Open Boat Across The Stormiest Ocean In The World And An Overland Trek Through Forbidding Glaciers And Mountains The Book Recounts A Harrowing Adventure, But Ultimately It Is The Nobility Of These Men And Their Indefatigable Will That Shines Through. Beholdthe gentleman whose exploits crushed the last vestiges of manhood from my fragile psyche Psst.don t mention this to my wife as she thinks she took care of this years ago. Stranded for over a year in the most inhospitable climate on the face of the Earth, literally one tiny step away from complete disaster due to starvation, extreme weather or the ice flows on which they lived deciding to crack and deposit into the freezing depths below Holy persevering manliness Batman, I was w Beholdthe gentleman whose exploits crushed the last vestiges of manhood from my fragile psyche Psst.don t mention this to my wife as she thinks she took care of this years ago. Stranded for over a year in the most inhospitable climate on the face of the Earth, literally one tiny step away from complete disaster due to starvation, extreme weather or the ice flows on which they lived deciding to crack and deposit into the freezing depths below Holy persevering manliness Batman, I was wincing, shuddering and cringing just reading about this ordeal from the creaturey comfort of my toasty, warm bed while maintaining a glass of wine within reaching distance Now I m not a non fiction, survival story expert, but this has to be pretty close to the absolute limit of human endurance, both physically and psychologically This is one of the stories that will reset your perspective on what the human animal is cap
oh my god i feel like i haven t written a review in ages.goodreads.com, how you holding up without my pearls of wisdom i was going to write a DBR of this last night, because that s what shackleton would do, but then i ended up eating candy and doodling instead, and that is why i live a life of mediocrity and insignificance and i am not like shackleton, who ran into some trouble on a boat ride and managed to triumph over impossible odds cheerfully.that s what i love the most his unflagging op oh my god i feel like i haven t written a review in ages.goodreads.com, how you holding up without my pearls of wisdom i was going to write a DBR of this last night, because that s what shackleton would do, but then i ended up eating candy and doodling instead, and that is why i live a life of mediocrity and insignificance and i am not like shackleton, who ran into some trouble on a boat ride and managed to triumph over impossible odds cheerfully.that s what i love the most his unflagging optimism and good naturedness i can t even handle it when customers put their water bottles or umbrellas on the books, i wanna smack them like a seal in the arctic i could never hang with shackleton retail has roooned my sunny disposition.shackletonsuch wonderful, harrowing stuffhe led a group of men into a dangerous situation and they behaved like grown men and survived, improbably i need to meet me some explorers these boymen on the subway with their e readers and their sculpted hai
There aren t many true life tales that live up to the hype There are always some details that make the story just a little less dramatic than in the made for TV movie Not this time While listening to this audiobook, the thought that went through my head over and over again was Holy s The book starts with the Endurance, trapped in the Antarctic ice, being literally crushed to death The men abandon ship, and then float on the ice pack for months When the pack breaks up, they launch the There aren t many true life tales that live up to the hype There are always some details that make the story just a little less dramatic than in the made for TV movie Not this time While listening to this audiobook, the thought that went through my head over and over again was Holy s The book starts with the Endurance, trapped in the Antarctic ice, being literally crushed to death The men abandon ship, and then float on the ice pack for months When the pack breaks up, they launch the lifeboats they salvaged from the Endurance and land on Elephant Island Then Shackleton sets off again in one of the lifeboats, crossing the incredibly dangerous Drake Passage in nothingthan a 22 foot open boat, hoping to reach South Georgia to come back with a relief ship for the men left behind on Elephant Island.The whole epic voyage takes over a year, and every single day, they were one wave, misstep, or blizzard away from being wiped out in
What an incredible story This was my introduction to Shackleton, and I am left reeling from the experience I chose Endurance to add symmetry to my list Earlier this year I read In the Kingdom of Ice, Hampton Sides excellent book about a doomed expedition to the North Pole, and I thought I should balance the hemispheres by reading about a South Pole expedition Lansing s book was highly rated by GR friends, and justifiably so.What struck me about the writing was how modern it was Lansing had What an incredible story This was my introduction to Shackleton, and I am left reeling from the expe
What an incredible adventure Endurance tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton s attempts to cross the Antarctic overland with his 27 man crew But, in October 1915 when they were still half a continent away from their intended base, their ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice The entire crew with 50 dogs left the doomed vessel, camping on ice and using small boats to attempt to reach the nearest island They became castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world Any hope of sur What an incredible adventure Endurance tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton s attempts to cross the Antarctic overland with his 27 man crew But, in October 1915 when they were still half a continent away from their intended base, their ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice The entire crew with 50 dogs left the doomed vessel, camping on ice and using small boats to attempt to reach the nearest island They became castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world Any hope of survival seemed lost..This account is gripping and exciting almost to the last page.I appreciate what Dr Dobson has tried to do by re publishing this as a special Christian edition But the real
2.5 stars Other than the bazillion amounts of bonus points that I got from my history loving father for reading this one, I found Endurance Shackleton s Incredible Voyage to be a little underwhelming Honestly, it s a fascinating story and a true testament to the will of man, but it is also extremely repetitive Though the narrator was very good, I had trouble keeping my attention on the story as the guys killed another seal and were cold again for hours and hours of listening time on en 2.5 stars Other than the bazillion amounts of bonus points that I got from my history loving father for reading this one, I found Endurance Shackleton s Incredible Voyage to be a little underwhelming Honestly, it s a fascinating story and a true testament to the will of man, but it is also extremely repetitive Though the narrator was very good, I had trouble keeping my attention on the story as the guys killed another seal and were cold again for hours
10 5 s An exciting, epic battle of survival Stoicism to the nth degree Truly incredible The ship had been named the Polaris After the sale, Shackleton rechristened her Endurance, in keeping with the motto of his family, Fortitudine vincimus By endurance we conquer Easily one of my all time favorite books ever it s not hard to see why astronaut Scott Kelly brought it with him to the ISS not once, but twice Although I hazily remembered Shackleton s voyage from history class, it wasn t 10 5 s An exciting, epic battle of survival Stoicism to the nth degree Truly incredible The ship had been named the Polaris After the sale, Shackleton rechristened her Endurance, in keeping with the motto of his family, Fortitudine vincimus By endurance we conquer Easily one of my all time favorite books ever it s not hard to see why astronaut Scott Kelly brought it with him to the ISS not once, but twice Although I hazily remembered Shackleton s voyage from history class, it wasn t until Kelly s Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery that Alfred Lansing s book was brought to my attention Both books are amazing, dealing with life and death situations outside of civilization, on the forefront of exploration.If you enjoy true tales of adventure, heroism, and strength of character in the face of insurmountable odds look no further Sir Ernes
Endurance, Shackleton s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing, Narrated by Simon Prebble, Blackstone Audio BookThis is an incredible account of a December, 1914, British Antarctic expedition of 28 men and their venture to sail to the Weddell Sea They were to land a shore party near Vahsel Bay, in preparation for a transcontinental march via the South Pole to the Ross Sea They never made it to the starting point Halfway there they were caught in ice floes and the ship was eventually crushed and Endurance, Shackleton s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing, Narrated by Simon Prebble, Blackstone Audio BookThis is an incredible account of a December, 1914, British Antarctic expedition of 28 men and their venture to sail to the Weddell Sea They were to land a shore party near Vahsel Bay, in preparation for a transcontinental march via the South Pole to the Ross Sea They never made it to the starting point Halfway ther
Endurance is Alfred Lansing s very thorough, workmanlike but effective and affecting at times moving account of Shackleton s Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic.For anyone who is not familiar this story quite simply, this must be the greatest true story of survival against all the odds and is simply unparalleled in our times.The book, as the expedition, is a s
This was exciting I recommend this book to those who want to throw themselves into another world, albeit a world cold, wet, icy and filled with fear, exhaustion and hunger Ernest Shackleton set out in 1914 to cross the Antarctic from west to east Yes, WW1 had broken out and he had Churchill s go ahead Why For the glory of Britain and for his own glory too The race for polar discovery was in full swing On December 14, 1911, the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen led the first successful expe This was exciting I recommend this book to those who want to throw themselves into another world, albeit a world cold, wet, icy and filled with fear, exhaustion and hunger Ernest Shackleton set out in 1914 to cross the An

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  • Endurance
  • Alfred Lansing
  • English
  • 08 August 2018
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