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A Black Explorer at the North Pole

Book Description
When Robert F. Peary claimed discovery of the North Pole on April 6, 1909, the only other American to stand beside him was a black man, Matthew A. Henson. A native of Charles County, Maryland, Henson accompanied Peary on eight Arctic journeys between 1891 and 1909. His skill in interpreting the language of the North Greenland Eskimos, in building boats and repairing sledges, and in driving dog tea... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages196
Publication Date05/01/1989
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About Matthew A. Henson (Author) : Matthew A. Henson is a published author. Published credits of Matthew A. Henson include Black Explorer at the North Pole.
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About Robert E Peary (Foreword) : Robert E Peary is a published author. Some of the published credits of Robert E Peary include The North Pole: Its Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club..
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About Booker T. Washington (Introduction) : Booker T. Washington is a published author. Some of the published credits of Booker T. Washington include Up from Slavery.
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About Susan Kaplan (Introduction) : Susan Kaplan is credited in . Published credits of Susan Kaplan include A Black Explorer at the North Pole.
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