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The Resource Smiler's bones, Peter Lerangis

Smiler's bones, Peter Lerangis

Label
Smiler's bones
Title
Smiler's bones
Statement of responsibility
Peter Lerangis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In 1897, Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes and "presented" them to the American Museum of Natural History in New York as a living exhibit. Two of them were father and son: Qisuk ("Smiler") and Minik. This is Minik's story. In 1897, famed explorer Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes in Greenland to be "presented" to the American Museum of Natural History. Among the six were a father and a son. Soon, four were dead, including the father (whose bones, unbeknownst to the son, were put on display). One returned to Greenland. And the other -- the young boy -- remained, the only Eskimo in New York for twelve years. His name was Minik. This is his story. A story of lies and deceptions. A story about the price of exploration. A story about discovering the truth of a culture
  • In 1897, Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes and "presented" them to the American Museum of Natural History in New York as a living exhibit. Two of them were father and son: Qisuk ("Smiler") and Minik. This is Minik's story
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lerangis, Peter
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3569.I5257
  • PZ7.L558
LC item number
  • S65 2005
  • Sm 2005
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallace, Minik
  • Peary, Robert E.
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Fathers
  • Polar Eskimos
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Arctic Regions
Label
Smiler's bones, Peter Lerangis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-147)
Control code
ocm55877797
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Books ed.
Extent
147 p.
Isbn
9780439344852
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004015639
Other control number
9780439344852
Label
Smiler's bones, Peter Lerangis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-147)
Control code
ocm55877797
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Books ed.
Extent
147 p.
Isbn
9780439344852
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004015639
Other control number
9780439344852

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