Australian author Lennard Bickel reconstructed Mawson's journey from the diaries of Mawson and other members of his expedition. He is the author of seven books, including Shackleton's Forgotten Men.
Named One of the Ten Best Books of Twentieth-Century Exploration
by The Explorer's Club "The most outstanding solo journey ever
recorded in Antarctic history." -- Sir Edmund Hillary "A riveting
account . . . makes Mawson's achievement a symbol of the desire to
live." -- The New York Times Book Review
"A powerful reading experience." -- Publishers Weekly
"Both grim and inspiring reading." -- The Wall Street Journal