Racing with Death

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2009 - Antarctica - 320 pages
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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 of raw courage and escape from the icy jaws of death.

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Beau Riffenburgh is an historian specialising in exploration, particularly that of the Antarctic, Arctic, and Africa. Born in California, he earned his doctorate at Cambridge University, following which he joined the staff at the Scott Polar Research Institute, where he served for 14 years as the editor of

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