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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Author: Alfred Lansing
'A thrilling reading experience! One of the greatest adventure stories of our times' - New York Times Book Review. In 1914 Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 men, sailed for the South Atlantic on the 'Endurance' with the object of crossing the Antarctic over land. In October 1915, still half a continent away from their intended base, the ship ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780786706211
ISBN-10: 078670621X
Publication Date: 3/1/1999
Pages: 282
Rating:
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4.3 stars, based on 80 ratings
Publisher: Carroll Graf Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 30 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
One of the best books I have ever read. Superb writing and the fact that it was true.....wow.
Founder-PBS avatar reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 25 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is a wonderful book about courage, hardship, destiny and defying the odds. An incredible adventure that will keep you turning page after page. And the best part? It is a true story. This book is one of my all time favorites. Read it and enjoy.
reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 67 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
An incredible book! You've heard, "You can't put it down," but this one you literally can't put down!!!!
reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 38 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
An exciting tale of Ernest Shackleton voyage to Anatarcia beginning in 1914. Quick easy read.
reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 30 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
By far the pinnacle of books relating to Shackletons epic journey. This book made my husband and I BAWL at the end. Terrific true history. Get it!!!
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reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 53 more book reviews
Amazing story, Must read, even for those who are not too adventurous.
trekie70 avatar reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 291 more book reviews
Good book but a little hard to get thru(likely just the writing style). Author brings to life the events of Ernest Shackleton's quest to cross Antarctica on foot and the ordeal he and the crew went thru when they unexpectedly get trapped in the ice.
thehurl7 avatar reviewed Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage on + 7 more book reviews
This is one of the most amazing survival stories in human history, and Alfred Lansing does an incredible job of putting you into the minds of these men as they survive the impossible. I never read books more than once, but I make an exception for this book. I have read it several times and it never ceases to amaze.

I cannot recommend this highly enough. A must read for any fan of literature about adventure or sailing. Also a great read for anyone that just likes a great story. It's a bonus that is actually true!


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