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Mawson's will : the greatest survival story ever written

Author: Lennard Bickel
Publisher: New York : Stein and Day/Publishers, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of Sir Douglas Mawson's explorations of and discoveries in Antarctica and of his remarkable survival, in 1912, of a solitary trudge through snow, wind, and bitter cold without food or drink.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lennard Bickel
OCLC Number: 2598732
Notes: Published in Great Britain as: This accursed land.
Map on lining papers.
Description: 237 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Sir Edmund Hillary " K.B.E. 1953 --
The two tents : the cruel continent ; The assault : the rejected invitation --
Driven westward ---
The kingdom of blizzards --
The winter of intent --
Outward bound --Discovery and death --
In peril on the ice --
Diet of dog --
Cross in the snow --
One pair of feet --
Corpse in a crevasse --
A colored bag --
Aladdin's beacon --
A winter to wait --
Sequel : the contract stands --
An appreciation / by Eric N. Webb, D.S.O., M.C.
Responsibility: Lennard Bickel ; with a foreword by Edmund Hillary.

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An account of Sir Douglas Mawson's explorations of and discoveries in Antarctica and of his remarkable survival, in 1912, of a solitary trudge through snow, wind, and bitter cold without food or drink.

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