Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy, Resolved
On September 1, 1909, Frederick A. Cook announced that he had reached the North Pole. Five days later Commander Robert E. Peary claimed the honor. Through his completely documented research, author Robert Bryce reconstructs events and presents the explorers, their motivations, and their accomplishments in their own words and in the words of their contemporaries. 125 photos.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
I'm finally finished with Robert Bryce's massive "Cook and Peary: The Polar Controversy Resolved." The book is ginormous enough that there are lots of interesting tidbits about the two polar explorers ... Read full review
Review: Cook and Peary: The Polar Controversy, ResolvedUser Review - Madeleine McLaughlin - Goodreads
What a fascinating book. The polar controversy began when Dr. Frederick A. Cook announced he had gotten to the north pole. Then Peary announced HE had gotten to the pole. This book tells the history ... Read full review