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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These men excelled at surviving because they had to.

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage : Alfred Lansing :

I rarely re-read books, but this was such a gripping, true-life adventure, and well told, that I have read it three times in the last fifteen years. Pinned, it went into a slow death, was crushed and sank.

Get to Know Us. Lansing describes how the men survived a 1,mile voyage in an open boat across the stormiest ocean on the globe and an shackletoon trek through forbidding glaciers and mountains.

At long last they tend ground and mountain to reach a tiny outpost. But Endurance isn’t just a tale of misery, it is a vivid description of their journey, the dangers they faced, and the obstacles they overcame. Once they were far enough north that the ice thinned somewhat, they were forced to journey in lifeboats they’d dragged off the ship. 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.


Refresh and try again. Therefore, here are some highlights and photos that offer just a taste of what these men went incgedible National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction I am in awe and in tears.

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The journey for land is another story of survival in itself and yet these men will be forced to endure more hardships until they can reach civilization. On the contrary the writing and narration are excellent.

Sing it with me! More summaries and resources for teaching or studying Endurance: From inside the book. Apr 30, karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Through incrdible of this, Shackleton has never lost a man.

He and his wife, Barbara, whom he married allfredhad two children. It is basically clean; mostly free of bad language there is one curse word, also free of violence and sexual content. This account is gripping and exciting almost to the last page.

If that kind voysge book is what you are looking for, then you will love this book. His actual reason for his completely irrational attempts at Everest is perhaps better revealed by another quote of his, “Have we vanquished an enemy?

For the glory of Britain and for his own glory too. The actual photographs of the Endurance stuck in the ice are worth the price of the new edition.

That was a painfully slow and boring audio. Only those who have experienced it can fully appreciate what it means to be without the sun day after day and week after week.


The book recounts a harrowing adventure, but ultimately it is the nobility of these men and their indefatigable will that shines through. This book is the story of Ernest Shackleton and his alfed men.

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Summary & Study Guide

He served in the U. But they are astounding! This image may bring memories of the delightful children’s book Mr. Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage is a white-knuckle account of this astounding odyssey.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. What was a threat was the sustained cold, wet and monotony.

It blows my mind to think of what these men went through and how they survived being stuck in Antarctica for years. Robert Edwin Peary, an American explorer, is credited with having been the first to reach the geographic North Pole. Alexander McAuliffe According to the author of the introduction to my edition of Endurance Nathaniel PhilbrickShackleton’s account was enduraance 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.

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