North PoleA Narrative History
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North PoleA Narrative History

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The story of the race to the North Pole is told through memoirs, letters, ships' logs, and diaries of Arctic explorers, documenting the motives, modes of travel, and remarkable men who endured the extremes of physical hardship and grim competition, including Robert Peary, Richard Byrd, Fridtjof Nans
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 33mm | 567g
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 20 b&w photos
  • 0792274113
  • 9780792274117
  • 1,309,320

About Anthony Brandt

Anthony Brandt attended Princeton and Columbia before becoming a freelance writer for Esquire, American Heritage, The Atlantic, Psychology Today, GQ, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, and many other magazines. He was the essays editor of the Pushcart Prize for 18 years and has served as a nonfiction judge for the National Book Awards. Brandt is the editor of the Adventure Classics series for National Geographic Books, including the first edition of The Journals of Lewis and Clark.
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