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Record #47173:

The big nail; the story of the Cook Peary feud / Theon Wright.

Title: The big nail; the story of the Cook Peary feud / Theon Wright.
Author(s): Wright, Theon.
Date: [c. 1970]
Publisher: New York: John Day Company
Abstract: Analysis of Cook's and Peary's rival claims to have been first to reach the North Pole and of the subsequent controversy. Also discusses Peary's earlier Arctic expeditions. Generally unfavourable towards Peary; sympathetic towards Cook.
Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
92 -- Biographies: Cook, Frederick Albert.
92 -- Biographies: Peary, Robert Edwin.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1908-09 Peary.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1907-09 Cook.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*301) -- North Pole.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*3) : 91(08)[1907-09]
SPRI record no.: 47173

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