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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However, they land on the far-side of the island which is bisected by treacherous mountains. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Write a customer review. I wasn’t aware that it was even possible until I’ve read this book. I only wanted to finish the book and move on to something more interesting.

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Before reaching their destination, some months after leaving port, their ship Endurance got encircled like a captive by a floating posse of giant ice boulders. Views Read Edit View history.

This is one of the stories that will reset your perspective on what the human animal is capable of and I highly recommend voyag avail yourself of the opportunity to reboot your mind-set. Enabled Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download. Lansig is also a rare historical, non-fiction book that is as exciting as any novel. Increfible almost think you were reading Updike, except the people in the story are real, and they are really trying to sail 1, miles in open sea in a 20 foot open-topped boat, and deciding whether or not it’s worth it to slide down a fog-shrouded mountaintop to be smashed against rocks or fly off the edge of a cliff.


These men maintained themselves emotionally.

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

I know this is an incredible survival story, but I have to call bullshit. Then, with five other men, he sets sail in late April,in what is perhaps the most dangerous sea on hy planet in a twenty-two foot open boat rigged with extemporized sails. The audiobook narration by Simon Prebble is excellent. Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage to be a little underwhelming.

Finally, in early April,Shackleton orders the men into the three small boats as navigable leads open in the pack ice.

He picks his crew “capriciously. Shacklton had begun preparation in advance. Alfred Lansing’s book, written in from interviews and journals of the survivors, is now back in print. fndurance

Stranded for over a shackleon in the most inhospitable climate on the face of the Earthliterally one tiny step away from complete disaster due to starvationextreme weather or the ice flows on which they lived deciding to crack and deposit into the freezing depths below. Dec 01, Heather K dentist in my spare time rated it it enurance ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Enduranceplease sign up.

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I have never enjoyed an audiobook like this. Lansing is a master for bg description of those explorers hardships, desire to follow Shacketon’ orders. Is this feature helpful? Get to Know Us. Shackleton plans the expedition for the sake of a publicity stunt that he hopes will make him rich. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Preview — Endurance by Alfred Lansing.


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Where the Crawdads Sing Kindle Edition. Endurance was his first book. They had been tested and found not wanting. I recommend this book to add to the collection shack,eton those books that give us the knowledge of what it takes to conquer a goal.

Dec 16, Beata rated it it was amazing.

All in jncredible, the group of 28 men all of whom survive will have no contact with the outside world for almost two years, and not voyagge land for days.

It’s not fiction, and you can’t help but find yourself in a perpetual state of awe over these men and their optimism, faith, humor, determination, and endurance. This is being advertised as a story of “leadership” and “heroism” when it’s more like the opposite.

I was worried something horrific might come upon the crew when they run out of food, water; some fell off the boat; many had frostbite; and one had gangrene on his toes from severe frostbite.