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True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole

By: Bruce Henderson

331 pages, b/w photos

W.W. Norton & Co.

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #159264 | ISBN: 0393057917
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Bruce Henderson has constructed this revealing narrative out of the claims and counterclaims of Robert Peary and Frederick Cook, introducing fascinating scientific and psychological evidence to put the appalling details of polar travel in a new context.

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