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Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo / Kenn Harper ; Foreword by Kevin Spacey

Harper, Kenn
Format
Book
Published
South Royalton, Vt. : Steerforth Press, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
1883642531 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Peary's People 1
  • 2 Iron Mountain 11
  • 3 Arrival in America 21
  • 4 An Eskimo Orphan in New York 33
  • 5 Minik, the American 43
  • 6 Wallace Affair 55
  • 7 Scam 65
  • 8 "Destined to a Life of Tears" 75
  • 9 Give Me My Father's Body 83
  • 10 In the Interest of Science 91
  • 11 "The Very Pitiful Case of Minik" 99
  • 12 "A Hopeless Condition of Exile" 109
  • 13 Polar Plan 121
  • 14 Runaway 127
  • 15 "An Iron-Clad Agreement" 137
  • 16 Return to Greenland 149
  • 17 An Eskimo Again 157
  • 18 Thule Station 167
  • 19 Uisaakassak: The Big Liar 173
  • 20 Wanted: Dead or Alive 179
  • 21 Crocker Land Expedition 191
  • 22 Back on Broadway 205
  • 23 North Country 213.
Description
xvi, 277 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Originally published: Frobisher Bay, NWT : Blacklead Books, c1986.
Local Notes
HathiTrust shared print program 2017.
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