The shameless diary of an explorer
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be...more
The book is fascinating as a no holds barred account of a bumbling expedition and an illustration of Cook's failure to be a leader. (Cook later claimed, in now discredited accounts, to be the first to climb Denali and reach the North Pole.) The book is really readable and really interesting.
The low rati ...more
Dunn has worked for the New Yorker magazine and Sports Illustrated, as well as teaching fiction writing at ...more