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Alone on the ice : the greatest survival story in the history of exploration

Author: David Roberts
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the epic journey undertaken by Douglas Mawson, who suffered starvation, the loss of his team, and a crippling foot injury as he resorted to crawling back to base camp during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1913.
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Genre/Form: NonFiction
Adventure
Named Person: Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson, Sir; Douglas Mawson, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Roberts
ISBN: 9780393240160 0393240169 0393083713 9780393083712
OCLC Number: 815873306
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Forgotten by God --
Prof Doggo --
Cape Denison --
The home of the blizzard --
The painful silence --
Dead easy to die --
winter madness.
Responsibility: David Roberts.

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His two companions dead, food and supplies vanished in a crevasse, Douglas Mawson was still one hundred miles from camp.  Read more...

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"An important missing story from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, this book will steal the night from you. Gripping and superb." -- Laurence Gonzales, author of Surviving Survival "Others Read more...

 
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