The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival
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 - Karen Dewey (Robertson - Goodreads
Went to a lecture at the Boise Public Library called "Worst Journeys: Fifty Plus Epic, Harrowing, Real Life Tales." There are a lot of books on the list they handed out, but I will only list here the ones that the speaker made special note of. This one is Douglas Mawson own tale of survival. Read full review