A Journey for the Ages: Matthew Henson and Robert Peary? s Historic North Pole Expedition

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In an era when segregation thrived and Jim Crow reigned supreme, adventurer Matthew A. Henson defied racial stereotypes. During his teenage years, Henson sailed on vessels that journeyed across the globe, and it is those experiences that caught the attention of famed arctic explorer Matthew Peary. Operating as Peary's ??? first man" on six expeditions that spanned over a quarter of century, Henson was an essential member of all of Peary's most famous expeditions. His unparalleled skills as a craftsman and his mastery of the ...

A Journey for the Ages: Matthew Henson and Robert Peary¬ s Historic North Pole Expedition 2016, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781510707559

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