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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica
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'Departing Hobart on a seven-week voyage on board the RSV Aurora Australis, Craig Cormick is fulfilling a long-time dream to visit the frozen continent of Antarctica - an adventure to one of the few under-discovered regions of the world. As the ship navigates its way through the wild Southern Ocean and explores the icy coastline of the Antarctic continent, Craig muses about - and with - the great explorer and geologist Douglas Mawson. Mawson's ill-fated but scientifically successful Australasian Antarctic Expedition sailed from Hobart in 1911, as Scott and Amundsen were embarking on their race to the South Pole. Visiting the three Australian bases, with Mawson's ghost at his side, Craig Cormick describes the exhilaration of seeing his first iceberg, climbing a mountain on the Antarctic plateau, flying in a helicopter over the Vestfold Hills, photographing Adelie penguins, seeing the spectacular Aurora Australis in the sky, smelling elephant seals and discovering the mysteries of 'crap and wrap' field toilets. In Bed with Douglas Mawson is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of the enduring spirit of discovery, adventure and comradeship around Antarctica.' (Trove record)

Notes

  • Launched at the Coop Bookshop, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, 28 June 2011.
  • Epigraph: The Antarctic present badly needs contact with the Antarctic past. -Stephen Murray-Smith

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: New Holland , 2011 .
      Extent: 320p.
      Description: map
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography, p. 309-312.
      ISBN: 9781742570082 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Brought in from the Cold Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 July 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose ; Douglas Mawson : The Life of An Explorer Lincoln Hall , 2000 single work biography
Tales of Mawson Poles Apart Simon Webster , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 19 June 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Douglas Mawson : The Life of An Explorer Lincoln Hall , 2000 single work biography ; In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose
A Voyage around Mawson Antonello Alessandro , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 June 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose
Question Time : Craig Cormick, Author Craig Cormick , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2011; (p. 3)
A Voyage around Mawson Antonello Alessandro , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 June 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose
Tales of Mawson Poles Apart Simon Webster , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 19 June 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Douglas Mawson : The Life of An Explorer Lincoln Hall , 2000 single work biography ; In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose
Brought in from the Cold Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 July 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of In Bed with Douglas Mawson : Travels Round Antarctica Craig Cormick , 2011 single work prose ; Douglas Mawson : The Life of An Explorer Lincoln Hall , 2000 single work biography
Question Time : Craig Cormick, Author Craig Cormick , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2011; (p. 3)
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