Lady Spy, Gentleman Explorer: The Life of Herbert Dyce Murphy: The Most Extraordinary Australian You've Never Heard Of

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Random House Australia, Jan 1, 2001 - Antarctica - 401 pages
Biography of spy and Antarctic explorer Herbert Dyce Murphy. Tells of his rejection of his wealthy upbringing in favour of apprenticing himself to a wool clipper and then going whaling in the Arctic. Recounts his time as a spy in drag for British intelligence before World War I and his trip to Antarctica with the Mawson expedition in 1911. Includes photographs, list of expeditioners and ship's officers, glossary, notes on sources and selected bibliography.

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Apprentice to a Dream
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Laddie to the Arctic
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A Nuisance on the Upper Thames
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