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Give me my father"s body

the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo

by Kenn Harper

  • 218 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Wallace, Minik,
    • Polar Eskimos -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • Polar Eskimos -- Biography,
    • Ethnology -- Moral and ethical aspects,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Frobisher Bay, NWT : Blacklead Books, c1986.

      StatementKenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1844 vol. 11
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 239 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3664317M
      ISBN 100743412575
      LC Control Number2002553860
      OCLC/WorldCa46326344

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His book, Give Me My Father's Body, tells the tragic yet compelling story of Minik Wallace, a member of the Inughuit or "Polar Eskimo" tribe who was taken by Robert Peary from his home in northwest He is an author of books on life in the high Arctic and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society/5.

Give Me My Father's Body: The Story of Minik, the New York Eskimo. By Kenn Harper. With a new introduction by Kevin Spacey. Steerforth Press, pp., hardcover, $ Reviewed by Russell A.

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Told simply and interspersed with personal letters and newspaper clippings, the book examines Minik's life both as a cross-cultural meeting place and a deeply personal search for. Give Me My Father's Body The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo (Book): Harper, Kenn: InAmerican explorer Robert Peary brought Minik Wallace, a young Polar Eskimo, from northwestern Greenland to New York.

During his 12 years in America, Minik's adoptive family went from riches to rags, and Minik's own life was shattered by the traumatic discovery of his.

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