From Publishers Weekly
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I won't describe the entire book to you as is often done. Suffice it to say this story is unique and it is unlike anything you have probably read before. Read morePublished 7 months ago by A Reviewer
Excellent. I live in the New York town where Minik lived. I wish that I had known about this earlier in my life.Published 14 months ago by Smart Guy Dave
Poor Minik, captured by white traders and brought to Manhattan to be a freak! It was the age of freaks, when everyone who was different was first taken away from their home, and... Read morePublished on November 22, 2005 by Kevin Killian
This book is a must-read. The reader must come into it ready to make his or her own conclusions about the material, though, as it is written to persuade a certain viewpoint. Read morePublished on July 8, 2005 by Anthro Fan
Kenn Harper's Give Me My Father's Body is undeniably and superbly researched; easily the book's crowning achievement. Read morePublished on December 10, 2003 by John Mutford
Kenn Harper has managed to bring together an amazing story through detailed research. Minik, the Polar Eskimo child, was brought to the US by Robert Peary and essentially placed... Read morePublished on August 25, 2002 by Wendy
Storyline is very intriguing, but the writing is a bit droll. It is also longer than necessary.Published on May 12, 2002
I purchased this book for an Anthropology course in the Spring of 2001 and was just appalled at what I read. The singlemindedness of Robert Peary was reprehensible. Read morePublished on December 6, 2001 by Amazon Customer
Kenn Harper's biography of Minik Peary Wallace was a fascinating look at not just the sad life of a young Eskimo brought to this country as a "specimen" but also provided... Read morePublished on October 28, 2001 by Jonathan Sabin