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Smiler's bones

著者: Peter Lerangis
出版商: New York : Scholastic Press, 2005.
版本/格式:   图书 : 小说 : 英语 : 1st Orchard Books ed查看所有的版本和格式
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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.
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类型/形式: Biographical fiction
Biographical fiction, American
Historical fiction, American
Fiction
提及的人: Minik Wallace; Robert E Peary
材料类型: 小说, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: Peter Lerangis
ISBN: 0439344859 9780439344852
OCLC号码: 55877797
描述: 147 p. ; 21 cm.
内容: Part 1 Quebec, May 7, 1909 --
Part 2 New York, September 30, 1897 --
Part 3 Quebec, May 7, 1909.
责任: Peter Lerangis.
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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.

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A dark event brought to light

评论者是 CarlaG (公布的WorldCat用户 2007-10-01) 极好 Permalink
Grades 5-8. A fictionalized account of a dark event in American history, Smiler’s Bones offers up the grief and loneliness of a young Eskimo boy displaced from Greenland by Robert E. Peary for “scientific observations”. Minik, along with six others from his village, were brought in 1896 to the American...
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