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PDF / Epub ☉ The White Darkness Author David Grann – Pv1.info Henry Worsley Was A Devoted Husband And Father And A Decorated British Special Forces Officer Who Believed In Honor And Sacrifice He Was Also A Man Obsessed He Spent His Life Idolizing Ernest Shackleton, The Nineteenth Century Polar Explorer, Who Tried To Become The First Person To Reach The South Pole, And Later Sought To Cross Antarctica On Foot Shackleton Never Completed His Journeys, But He Repeatedly Rescued His Men From Certain Death, And Emerged As One Of The Greatest Leaders In HistoryWorsley Felt An Overpowering Connection To Those Expeditions He Was Related To One Of Shackleton S Men, Frank Worsley, And Spent A Fortune Collecting Artifacts From Their Epic Treks Across The Continent He Modeled His Military Command On Shackleton S Legendary Skills And Was Determined To Measure His Own Powers Of Endurance Against Them He Would Succeed Where Shackleton Had Failed, In The Most Brutal Landscape In The WorldIn , Worsley Set Out Across Antarctica With Two Other Descendants Of Shackleton S Crew, Battling The Freezing, Desolate Landscape, Life Threatening Physical Exhaustion, And Hidden Crevasses Yet When He Returned Home He Felt Compelled To Go Back On November , At Age , Worsley Bid Farewell To His Family And Embarked On His Most Perilous Quest To Walk Across Antarctica Alone

10 thoughts on “The White Darkness

  1. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    3.5 I have such a fascination with books set in places that are excessively cold and snow laden Not sure why that is, especially since I don t really want to live in these places, and due to health reasons will probably never even get to visit I also find intriguing people who do dangerous and near impossible things I try to figure out the mindset

  2. Candi Candi says:

    The man felt like a speck in the frozen nothingness Every direction he turned, he could see ice stretching to the edge of the Earth white ice and blue ice, glacial ice tongues and ice wedges There were no living creatures in sight Not a bear or even a bird Nothing but him The last book I reviewed was set in the lush and exotic landscape of Corfu Co

  3. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    For scientific leadership, give me Scott for swift and efficient travel, Amundsen but when you are in a hopeless situation, when there seems to be no way out, get on your knees and pray for Shackleton Every time I see this photograph of Shackleton s ship, the Endurance, frozen in the ice, I get a chill.One of the most selfless acts in the history of

  4. Jenna Jenna says:

    For the life of me, I will never understand those people who are inclined to attempt what s never been done before, even if it means putting their lives in danger Well, I could understand if it was something fun But something like trekking 1,000 miles across the brutal continent of Antarctica alone Hell, no I ll stay home, indoors, sipping my tea or

  5. J.K. Grice J.K. Grice says:

    THE WHITE DARKNESS is another absolute winner from author David Grann The photos in this book are fabulous, and really add to the richness and history of Antarctica exploration British special forces soldier Henry Worsley was much like a modern day Ernest Shackleton, who also happened to be his personal hero Once again, David Grann educates, entertain

  6. Diane Diane says:

    What is Antarctica other than a blank canvas on which you can seek to impose yourself This is another incredible nonfiction work by David Grann I loved his previous book Killers of the Flower Moon so much that I will read anything by him So far, every Grann book I ve read has been well worth my time The White Darkness is the true story of Henry Worlsey

  7. Libby Libby says:

    4.5 stars rounded up This would have been an excellent book to read on January 1, reminding myself to pull up my bootstraps, bombard the castle, jump into oblivion, and just generally get on with something that requires intense focus and dedication David Grann brings the reader a modern day hero, Henry Worsley, a man who has just that kind of focus Inde

  8. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    I saw this book at my library and picked it up because I had read Grann s amazing Killers of the Flower Moon, and so I knew I wanted to read it It s short, adapted from a New Yorker article he had published in February 2018 I don t read much non fiction, but I occasionally do read stories like this about extraordinary feats of physical prowess that most

  9. Tucker Tucker says:

    3.5 stars

  10. Nancy Nancy says:

    My obsession with Antarctic explorers began when I was eleven and read The Great White South by Herbert Ponting, the photographer on the 1911 Scott expedition As a girl, I held a heroic idealization of Scott and his men freezing in their hut It seemed all so heroic, then Later readings lowered Scott in my estimation Henry Worsley idolized Ernest Shackleton

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