The Noose of Laurels: Robert E. Peary and the Race to the North Pole
Publish date: July 10th 1989
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Pages no: 395
Edition language: English
In 1989, the controversy about Peary and whether he really reached the North Pole heated up again with a book by British polar explorer Wally Herbert (The Noose of Laurels,). Herbert is an experienced polar explorer himself. (Indeed, should Peary's feat be discredited, Herbert becomes the first man ...