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Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax

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* Contains never-before-published and hard-to-find information
* Showcases eight breathtaking, previously unpublished photos by Bradford Washburn

For 50 years, celebrated mountaineer Bradford Washburn was obsessed with Frederick Cook's claim to have been the first to reach the summit of Mount McKinley in 1906. Washburn's conclusion: Cook was a fraud. At the very least Fre
Hardcover, 185 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Mountaineers Books (first published September 2001)
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Jul 19, 2017 rated it liked it
I have three complaints about this book at the moment and I feel like they're all pretty petty and whiny. I might just be in a bad mood. But here goes.

The first thing I noticed about this book was a big sticker on one of the intro pages apologizing for leaving another text on Dr. Cook out of the bibliography. Because of the sticker, I then noticed that that text was referenced, like, *all the time.* So I feel like I was set up for an intellectual-honesty red flag from the very beginning and I wi
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