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.
An American journalist who wrote for Collier s, among other magazines and was later an editor for Time, Inc Books.Alfred Lansing served in the US Navy from 1940 46 He received the Purple Heart for his wartime service Later he attended North Park College, 1946 48, Northwestern University, 1948 50 Lansing became a member of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England in 1957.
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- 10 October 2018 Alfred Lansing