By: COUNTER, S. Allen HENSON, Matthew PEARY, Robert
Invisible Cities Press, Montpelier, VT, 2001, ISBN:1931229090:
Seller ID: 75282
COUNTER, S. Allen. North Pole Legacy : Black, White and Eskimo . Monpelier,VT: Invisible Cities Press, (2001). Pp. [i]-xii,(2),-254, + 28 p. of pl ates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with blue title blockto spine. "In the 1980s, Allen Counter - a neuroscientist at Harvard Unive rsity and a longtime admirer of Matthew Henson, the African American who codiscovered the North Pole with Robert Peary - heard rumours that Peary and Henson fathered sons with Eskimo women while in the Arctic. Counter arranged a visit to the remote Greenland villages where Peary and Henosn had s... View More...