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William Nielsen Brandt - Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State University Park

Book Title: Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Author: Alfred Lansing

Book Description:

This riveting tale of initial failure, endurance in the face of incredible hardship, and ultimate perseverance is the greatest true adventure story I have ever read. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, depressed, or cynical, this book can help me find my way again. This book defines great leadership and is testimony to the power of the human spirit.

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