The Big Nail: The Story of the Cook-Peary Feud

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John Day Co., 1970 - North Pole - 368 pages
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Analysis of Cook's and Peary's rival claims to have been first to reach the North Pole and of the subsequent controversy. Also discusses Peary's earlier Arctic expeditions. Generally unfavourable towards Peary; sympathetic towards Cook.

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Contents

PROLOGUE TO A POLAR MYSTERY
1
A PERIOD OF HEROIC EFFORTS AND TRAGIC
15
PEARY CROSSES
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