The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival
St. Martin's Press, 1998 - History - 438 pages
The Home of the Blizzard is a tale of discovery and adventure in the Antarctic -- of pioneering deeds, great courage, heart-stopping rescues, and heroic perseverance. This is Sir Douglas Mawson's firsthand account of his years spent in sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds. At the heart of the story is Mawson's epic sledge journey from 1912-1913, during which his companions both perished. This book was out-of-print until St. Martin's reissued the hardcover with over ninety original photographs and a foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the person thought to be the world's greatest living explorer.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
Douglas Mawson's "The Home of the Blizzard" is a very comprehensive account of his two years exploring Antarctica. It is really a terrific description of the trials and hardships, including an ... Read full review
Review: The Home Of The Blizzard: A True Story Of Antarctic SurvivalUser Review - Alex Laycock - Goodreads
blimey! blimey their determination in terrible conditions,ive NO desire to go to Antarctica now,and they had such primative equipment and clothes,i LOVED the stories abotu their dogs,despite they ... Read full review