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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He ignores advi I’m sorry. As for what challenges are available to us in the modern age, I’d hazard that there are more than there used to be.

National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage from BookRags. Common terms and phrases afternoon ahead Antarctic astern began berg Blackboro blubber boats Clarence Island cold crack crawled Crean crew dark deck diary Docker dogs drift Elephant Island Endurance Ernest Shackleton expedition face feet finally floe Frank Hurley Frank Wild bj glaciers Greenstreet hands hoosh Hudson Hurley Hussey James Caird journey King Haakon Bay knew land later looked Macklin wrote Marston Mcllroy McNeish miles minutes morning nearly night noon o’clock oars Ocean Camp once open water Orde-Lees pack Palmer Peninsula party Patience Camp Paulet Island penguins pressure pulled pumps reached rocks rose sail sea anchor seal seemed Shackleton decided Shackleton ordered ship shouted side sight sledge sleeping bags slowly snow South Georgia starboard stove surface swell teams tent Tom Crean took turned Vahsel Bay waited watch wave weather Weddell Sea whaling Wild wind Worsley Worsley’s.

Forced to abandon ship, the men were trapped on ice floes for months while they drifted north. I find myself wondering if the crew withheld any dark events or secrets for posterity what happens on the ice floe stays on the ice floe. Want to Read saving…. Amazingly, they reached the island, despite wicked winds and dangerous seas, and then had to make a difficult land crossing to the other side to reach a dock with some whaling ships.


McGraw-Hill- Fiction – pages. Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, a historical account of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s voyage to Antarctica, written for a young adult audience.

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Summary & Study Guide

These men will obviously have to make for land at some point. On his return he was recruited for Shackleton’s trans-Antarctic expedition. I highly recommend this book to shackelton of history or true adventure.

I give the author credit for presenting these facts and labels, but the overall tone is off. When the pack breaks up, they launch the There aren’t many true-life infredible that live up to the hype. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Is this feature helpful? Purchase the hardcover alfrdd anniversary edition, that was just published. They had no radio transmitter with which to notify any would-be rescuers, and it is doubtful that any rescuers could have reached them even if they had been able to broadcast an SOS.

At other times, I burst out laughing loudly at funny jokes that they made each other, and positive mindset, despite their grim ordeal. Alexander McAuliffe According to the author of the introduction to my edition of Endurance Nathaniel PhilbrickShackleton’s account was ghost-written and is full of …more According to the author of the introduction to my edition of Endurance Nathaniel PhilbrickShackleton’s account was ghost-written and is full of more flowery Edwardian language than survival skill and leadership on display here.

The author interviewed many of the crew members and had firsthand accounts. The author interviewed survivors of the ill-fated expedition to Antarctica and also used some of their diaries as his source material. It blows my mind to think of what these men went through and how they survived being stuck in Antarctica for years. Faced with a “do or die” situation, Shackleton makes the call to lead the men in search of dry land. For five months Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways on one of the most savage regions of the world.

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

Popper’s Penguinsbut nope, cute penguins never made it back to England, but they did make it into something called hoosh. This study guide contains the following sections: The shackletpn for polar discovery was in full-swing.


Covering a distance of miles through the Drake Passage it is widely viewed as one of the greatest small-boat journeys ever undertaken.

That was a painfully slow and boring audio. Lansing had What an incredible story! The most significant contribution came from Dr. Looking for beautiful books? Kind of nail biting at times wondering if the end was right at the point I was reading, but no!

incfedible Apr 30, karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: A bestseller since it But the increased complexity of our society affords nearly infinite possibilities to those who want to be bold, to live authentically, to pursue new horizons, etc.

English Choose a language for shopping. A bestseller since it was first published inAlfred Lansing’s Endurance now features a foreword and afterword from Dr. What an incredible story!

The expedition intends to transverse the Antarctic continent by dog sledge. At this point, this book was so compelling that it was affecting my sleep. It ended where the voyage started: However, if Shackleton was my captain, he could probably get more out of me then I would think possi Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27 men have taken away my man card.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. With no options left, Shackleton and a skeleton crew attempted a near-impossible journey over miles of the South Atlantic’s heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilization.

It’s a tense thriller all the way through, and will make you so incredibly glad you have never had to go through anything like this.