Endurance

  • von Alfred Lansing
  • Sprecher: Simon Prebble
  • 10 Std. 23 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

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 on the globe 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.

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"[O]ne of the most extraordinary tales of heroism and determination in the history of exploration....Prebble's narration will bring to life the despair, elation, and sheer will of these men to survive, and to triumph, together." (AudioFile)

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Incredible Story. Strongly recommend!

I heard this twice already and its still great. Must have for People interested in expedition literature!
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- Marcel Weitz

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 24.04.2008
  • Verlag: Blackstone Audio, Inc.