Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson

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The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century. But a son of patrician parents, Robert E. Peary, and a son of sharecroppers, Matthew Henson, shared a dream of conquering the unconquered North Pole and were brave enough to risk their lives numerous times before they finally succeeded. Henson's great physical stamina and his ability to speak Inuit and develop warm relationships with the peoples of the Arctic were indispensable to the quest. He mastered the ...

Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson 2007, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426302688

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Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson 2005, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792279150

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