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Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo

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Synopsis:

In a story that is peopled with well-known explorers, including Robert Peary, "Give Me My Father's Body" tells the tragic tale of Minik Wallace, "a live Eskimo specimen, " who was orphaned in turn-of-the-century New York. 36 photos. Map.

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ISBN:
9781883642532
Subtitle:
(the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey)
Foreword:
Harper, Kenn
Author:
Spacey, Kevin
Publisher:
Steerforth Press
Location:
South Royalton, VT :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Eskimos
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Arctic regions
Subject:
Family/Interpersonal Memoir
Subject:
Regional Subjects - MidAtlantic
Subject:
Peary, robert e. (robert edwin), 1856-1920
Subject:
Polar Eskimos.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
106-288
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvi, 277 p., 40 p. of pla
Dimensions:
9.32x6.35x1.28 in. 1.33 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In a story that is peopled with well-known explorers, including Robert Peary, "Give Me My Father's Body" tells the tragic tale of Minik Wallace, "a live Eskimo specimen, " who was orphaned in turn-of-the-century New York. 36 photos. Map.
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