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The White Darkness By The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Killers Of The Flower Moon , A Powerful True Story Of Adventure And Obsession In The Antarctic, Lavishly Illustrated With Color Photographs 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 AloneDavid Grann Tells Worsley S Remarkable Story With The Intensity And Power That Have Led Him To Be Called Simply The Best Narrative Nonfiction Writer Working Today Illustrated With Than Fifty Stunning Photographs From Worsley S And Shackleton S Journeys, The White Darkness Is Both A Gorgeous Keepsake Volume And A Spellbinding Story Of Courage, Love, And A Man Pushing Himself To The Extremes Of Human Capacity

About the Author: David Grann

David Grann has written about everything from New York City s antiquated water tunnels to the hunt for the giant squid to the presidential campaign His stories have appeared in several anthologies, including What We Saw The Events of September 11, 2001 The Best American Crime Writing, of both 2004 and 2005 and The Best American Sports Writing, of 2003 and 2006 A 2004 finalist for the Michael

10 thoughts on “The White Darkness

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 so

  5. 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

  6. 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 moder

  7. 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 fictio

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    3.5 stars

  9. 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, the

  10. says:

    A riveting true story of Henry Worsley, a born leader and man obsessed with exploring the challenging, breathtakingly beautiful terrain of Antarctica, following in the footsteps of his idol Ernest Shackleton I immediately became immersed in this remarkable story Worsley s notes

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