Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy, Resolved

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Stackpole Books, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 1133 pages
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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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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

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