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Savage harvest : a tale of cannibals, colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's tragic quest for primitive art

Author: Carl Hoffman
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Retracing Rockefeller's steps, journalist Carl Hoffman traveled to the jungles of New Guinea to solve a decades-old mystery and illuminate a culture transformed by years of colonial rule.
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Named Person: Carl Hoffman; Michael Clark Rockefeller; Michael Clark Rockefeller; Michael Clark Rockefeller; Carl Hoffman; Michael C Rockefeller; Michael C Rockefeller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hoffman
ISBN: 9780062116154 0062116150 9780062325310 0062325310 0062116185 9780062116185 9780062116161 0062116169
OCLC Number: 850180493
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Fact Crime) 2015
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. November 19, 1961 --
November 20, 1961 --
February 2012 --
February 20, 1957 --
December 1957 --
February 2012 --
December 1957 --
February 2012 --
February 1958 --
March 1958 --
Part II. March 1961 --
March 2012 --
September 1961 --
February 2012 --
November 1961 --
November 1961 --
November 1961 --
November 1961 --
November 1961 --
December 1961 --
March 2012 --
January, February, and March 1962 --
Part III. November 2012 --
November 2012 --
December 2012.
Other Titles: Michael Rockefeller's tragic quest for primitive art
Responsibility: Carl Hoffman.

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The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years.  Read more...

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"[Hoffman's] reporting takes hold, drawing a vivid portrait of the world of the Asmat people, hunter-gatherers who lived in isolation until the mid-20th century. Gripping." -- New York Times Book Read more...

 
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