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HOW PEARY REACHED THE POLE: THE PERSONAL STORY OF HIS ASSISTANT Donald B. MacMillan 2008 Paperback Fine
By MacMillan, Donald Baxter
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Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2008. 305 pp, b/w and color photos. Paperback. Fine.

A fascinating account of life on Robert E. Peary's 1908-09 North Pole Expedition. MacMillan relied on the journal he kept during the expedition to provide an intimate view of the day-to-day activities and relationships with other members of the party, detailing how he learned to drive dog teams, camp in sub-zero temperatures, and travel safely across the ice-covered Polar Sea.

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