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The Resource Give me my father's body : the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey

Give me my father's body : the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey

Label
Give me my father's body : the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo
Title
Give me my father's body
Title remainder
the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo
Statement of responsibility
Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 998.2/0049712
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.E7
LC item number
W376 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Give me my father's body : the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Frobisher Bay, NWT : Blacklead Books, c1986
  • "WSP Readers Club"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-264) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Peary's people -- The iron mountain -- Arrival in America -- An Eskimo orphan in New York -- Minik, the American -- The Wallace affair -- Scam -- "Destined to a life of tears" -- Give me my father's body -- Interest of science -- "The very pitiful case of Minik" -- "A hopeless condition of exile" -- The polar plan -- Runaway -- "An iron-clad agreement" -- Return to Greenland -- An Eskimo again -- The Thule station --Uisaakassak: the big liar -- Wanted: dead or alive -- The Crocker land expedition -- Back on Broadway -- The north country -- Epilogue -- Afterword
Control code
46541594
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277, [40] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743410052
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm46541594
Label
Give me my father's body : the life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper ; foreword by Kevin Spacey
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Frobisher Bay, NWT : Blacklead Books, c1986
  • "WSP Readers Club"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-264) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Peary's people -- The iron mountain -- Arrival in America -- An Eskimo orphan in New York -- Minik, the American -- The Wallace affair -- Scam -- "Destined to a life of tears" -- Give me my father's body -- Interest of science -- "The very pitiful case of Minik" -- "A hopeless condition of exile" -- The polar plan -- Runaway -- "An iron-clad agreement" -- Return to Greenland -- An Eskimo again -- The Thule station --Uisaakassak: the big liar -- Wanted: dead or alive -- The Crocker land expedition -- Back on Broadway -- The north country -- Epilogue -- Afterword
Control code
46541594
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277, [40] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743410052
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm46541594

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