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An Antarctic affair : a story of love and survival by the great-granddaughter of Douglas and Paquita Mawson

Author: Emma McEwin
Publisher: Bowden, SA : East Street Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An Antarctic Affair is a story of endurance, heoric survival and love by Douglas Mawson's great-granddaughter, Emma McEwin."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Douglas Mawson, Sir; Paquita Mawson; Douglas Mawson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma McEwin
ISBN: 9781921037306 192103730X
OCLC Number: 213466037
Description: 254 pages [2] pages of plates : illustrations maps portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: An explorer in the house --
Adventure bound --
Finding Antarctica --
How Douglas Mawson ended up in Antarctica --
Paquita --
The making of the AAE --
South bound --
Winter pursuits --
Sledging into the interior --
The race back --
The loss of Mertz --
Surviving alone --
Defying death --
A will to live --
Love and responsibility --
Miraculous return --
Providence --
A shadow of himself --
The aborted rescue --
Telegram from Antarctica --
Lost letters of love --
Descent into darkness --
Madness and misunderstanding --
Anxiety about the future --
Thoughts of reunion --
Coming out of the cold --
Knight to remember.
Responsibility: Emma McEwin.

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"An Antarctic Affair is a story of endurance, heoric survival and love by Douglas Mawson's great-granddaughter, Emma McEwin."--Page 4 of cover.

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