3 edition of American on the Endurance found in the catalog.
American on the Endurance
William Lincoln Bakewell
|Contributions||Rajala, Elizabeth Anna Bakewell.|
|LC Classifications||G850 1914.S53 B35 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 204 p. :|
|Number of Pages||204|
|LC Control Number||2004302310|
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An enjoyable story about the only American on the Endurance expedition in the early 's. Bakewell was not a professional writer, but after reading a non-fiction about the voyage, I wanted to read a version by one of the actual participants.
Bakewell /5(5). Melding superb research and the extraordinary expedition photography of Frank Hurley, The Endurance by Caroline Alexander is a stunning work of history, adventure, and art which chronicles "one of the greatest epics of survival in the annals of exploration." Setting sail as World War I broke out in Europe, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by renowned polar explorer Sir Ernest Cited by: The Endurance is a short, quickly-paced book about Ernest Shackleton’s failed expedition to cross the Antarctic.
The book was originally intended as a companion volume to the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibition, but can be read and enjoyed on its own/5. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, is a book written by Alfred Lansing, about the failure of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton, in its attempt to cross the Antarctic continent in Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is a heartfelt story that is deeply touching, and rewards the reader with a true story of survival against all odds, and the strength of the human spirit.
Alfred Lansing's book about the incredible misadventure of the explorer ship, The Endurance, is /5. American journalist Alfred Lansing's book Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, first published indescribed the ordeal that Shackleton and his men endured aboard the ship and quickly became a bestseller.
Two Antarctic patrol ships of the British Royal Navy have been named Endurance in honour of Shackleton's ship. 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.
Through all of this, Shackleton has never lost a man. Alfred Lansing's book, written in from interviews and Reviews: K. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage - Kindle edition by Lansing, Alfred. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible s: K. Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery () is Scott Kelly’s personal memoir recounting his record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station.
Having undergone four spaceflights and become the American record holder for the most consecutive days spent in space, Kelly has experienced extreme circumstances. The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and culture.
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Six Greatest Acts of Human Endurance Heroes The adventurer and extreme television presenter Bear Grylls shares some of his favorite tales of survival, taken from the new book True Grit.
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This is an amazing book, about an amazing man, who was a first class adventurer. I was so surprized that an American was actually on the famous Shackelton Trans-Antarctic Expedition ofeven more amazed that he had Illinois and Michigan connections, just like me, and daughter visited Antarctica about same time my parents visited/5.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard A. Serrano's new book American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race ofand the Vanishing Wild West is history, mystery, and Western all rolled into one.
In Junenine cowboys raced across a thousand miles of American prairie to the Chicago World's Fair/5. I’m not sure how large the comedic Science Fiction book category is but I would put A.C. Spahn’s Endurance Series into the top ten. This Kindle edition of the Endurance Series includes all five novellas and two short stories.
Thomas Withers has just been assigned to command the space ship Endurance.4/5(34). In Augustpolar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot.
In Januaryafter battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice.
The veteran of the single longest mission by an American astronaut, Kelly recounts his days on board the station in "Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime Discovery," his first book. William L.
Bakewell Ice, Seas, and Terra Firma Adventures of William L. Bakewell I have had the pleasure of contacting Elizabeth Anna Bakewell Rajala, the daughter of William Lincoln Bakewell.
Elizabeth's father was the sole American on Sir Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Atlantic Expedition. She has been kind in granting me permission to use material from Mr.
This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Endurance.
In Sir Ernest Shackleton leads twenty-seven men on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. The expedition. Published in conjunction with the American Museum of Natural History's landmark exhibition on Shackleton's journey, The Endurance thrillingly recounts one of the last great adventures in the Heroic Age of exploration--perhaps the greatest of them all.
Directed by George Butler. With Liam Neeson, Julian Ayer, John Blackborow, David Cale. A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica infeaturing new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key expedition members, plus archived audio interviews with expedition members, and a generous helping of the footage and still /10(1).About The Pursuit of Endurance.
National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis unlocks the secret to maximizing perseverance–on and off the trail Jennifer Pharr Davis, a record holder of the FKT (fastest known time) on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles her incredible accomplishments in the world of endurance hiking.Caroline Alexander has written for the New Yorker, Granta, Condé Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, Outside, and National Geographic, and is the author of four previous books.
She is the curator of "Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Expedition," an exhibition that will open at the American Museum of Natural History in March /5(2).