A Black explorer at the North Pole : : an autobiographical report by the Negro who conquered the top of the world with Admiral Robert E. Peary.

Title A Black explorer at the North Pole : : an autobiographical report by the Negro who conquered the top of the world with Admiral Robert E. Peary.
Names Henson, Matthew Alexander.
Book Number BR003571
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Vivid account of the discovery of the North Pole in 1909 written by Admiral Peary's able and courageous assistant. Henson, who had many practical skills, also spoke the language of the Eskimos and acted as trader and hunter.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adventure - ADV
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Black Interest - BLK
Foreign Setting - FS
Travel & Geography - TRA
Audience Notes A
LC Subject African Americans - Biography
Explorers - Biography
North Pole
Polar regions
Call Number 919.8 B ANF
Language English
Released 1978
Publication Info [Washington, D.C.] : DBPH, 1978 (APH, transcribing agency. APH, distributor)
Original Publication Reproduced from: New York, Walker [1969]
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