Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration. Try to picture a survival scenario on par with the bleakness of Cormac McCarthy’s, The Road. Only multiply it by 100 because this story is true. In 1913, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition got lost on the Arctic ice. Nearly a month later, he re-appeared at basecamp as a barely living skeleton.
In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith that has sustained him. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1963103/Reviews#tabnav