Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling ...
This book and his life were living proof of his family motto: 'Fortitudine vincimus' (By endurance we conquer). – source
Nov 21, 2016I'll leave you with the one I just finished: "Endurance". It's about Ernest Shackleton's incredible attempt to cross the Antarctic continent back in the early 1900s. Amazing story of perseverance and leadership against all odds. Riveting book. – source
Apr 14, 2020@MattWalshBlog Terrific book. Riveting. What a story. If you ever want a fun fictionalization of the genre, AMC’s adaptation of Dan Simmons’ The Terror is tons of fun. Based on a real voyage with horror story added. – source
Dec 07, 2017The best book I read this year is Endurance. The craziest story about survival and determination you'll ever read about a group stranded in Antarctica for 18 months. Surprised it's not better known. – source