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years of endurance 1793-1802. by Arthur Bryant

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Published by Collins .
Written in English

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Originally published, Collins,1942.

SeriesFontana Books
The Physical Object
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19933980M

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His longest mission, the near-year aboard the station, is presented as a test of his own endurance. The title of the book is a reference to Alfred Lansing’s “Endurance,” about Ernest Shackleton’s effort to cross Antarctica. He kept a copy of that work with him .   The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over , copies sold -- has long been /5(92). Check out this great listen on 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 , the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October , still half a continent aw.   In his new book, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery (Knopf, pp., ★★★ out of four), astronaut Scott Kelly chronicles his life and his record-setting days in space in Author: Don Oldenburg.