A Negro Explorer at the North Pole: The Autobiography of Matthew Henson

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When Commander Robert Peary reached the North Pole on April 6, 1909, one other American was with him--Matthew Henson, a black man from Maryland who had been Peary's faithful companion through 22 years of polar exploration. This is Henson's story in his own words, from his early years as a sailor to his meeting Robert Peary and their multiple expeditions to the North Pole. Filled with hair-breadth escapes from disaster and haunting evocations of life in the Arctic, this classic of exploration literature reveals Henson as the ...

A Negro Explorer at the North Pole: The Autobiography of Matthew Henson 2001, Invisible Cities Press

ISBN-13: 9781931229012

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