|Publisher:||Duell, Sloan and Pearce|
|Tags:||autobiography, biography, exploration, non-fiction|
Biographical sketches of the Arctic explorer Robert Peary (1856-1920), of the African explorer Carl Akeley (1864-1926), and of the author himself. These short biographies originally appeared in True, The Man's Magazine before they were collected in this book. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Andrews, Roy Chapman
Roy Chapman Andrews (1884-1960) was an American naturalist and explorer. Born in Beloit, Wisconsin, he attended Beloit College. He joined the American Museum of Natural History in New York eventually becoming the director from 1935 to 1942. He made several exploratory trips to Alaska and Central and East Asia. He is principally known for discovering dinosaur eggs in Mongolia but made valuable contributions to other sciences such as botany, zoology and topography. He wrote several books chronicling his travels and his discoveries. (Chambers Biographical Dictionary)
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