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My attainment of the Pole : being the record of the expedition that first reached the boreal center, 1907-1909 : with the final summary of the polar controversy

Author: Frederick Albert Cook
Publisher: New York : Mitchell Kennerley, 1913.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Press edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frederick Albert Cook; Frederick Albert Cook; Frederick Albert Cook; Frederick Albert Cook; Frederick Albert Cook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Albert Cook
OCLC Number: 1344235
Notes: "Third printing, 60th thousand."
Originally published: New York : Polar Pub. Co., 1911.
Includes indexes.
Description: xx, 610, [8] pages, [31] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Polar Fight --
Into the Boreal Wilds --
The Driving Spur of the Polar Quest --
To the Limits of Navigation --
Preparations for the Polar Dash --
The Curtain of Night Drops --
First Week of the Long Night --
The Moonlight Quest of the Walrus --
Midnight and Mid-Winter --
En Route for the Pole --
Exploring a New Pass Over Acpohon --
In Game Trails to Land's End --
The Trans-Boreal Dash Begins --
Over the Polar Sea to the Big Lead --
Crossing Moving Seas of Ice --
Land Discovered --
Beyond the Range of Life --
Over Polar Seas of Mystery --
To the Pole---Last Hundred Miles --
At the North Pole --
The Return---A Battle for Life --
Back to Life and Back to Land --
Overland to Jones Sound --
Under the Whip of Famine --
Bear Fights and Walrus Battles --
Bull Fights with the Musk Ox --
A New Art of Chase --
A Hundred Nights in an Underground Den --
Homeward with a Half Sledge and Half-Filled Stomachs --
Annoatok to Upernavik --
From Greenland to Copenhagen --
Copenhagen to the United States --
The Key to the Controversy --
The Mt. McKinley Bribery --
The Dunkle-Loose Forgery --
How a Geographic Society Prostituted Its Name --
Retrospect.
Responsibility: by Frederick A. Cook.

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