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Racing with death : Douglas Mawson, Antarctic explorer

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Racing with Death, Beau Riffenburgh rediscovers the almost forgotten story of Mawson - with Shackleton and Scott, one of the three 'greats' of Antarctic exploration. It is an unforgettable story  Read more...

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Named Person: Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beau Riffenburgh
ISBN: 0747596042 9780747596042 9780747580935 0747580936
OCLC Number: 255951855
Description: xxi, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Beau Riffenburgh.
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