Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: Companions to Savage Harvest
Annotation:The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in remote New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world, and even Michael's powerful, influential family, guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story.
Annotation:A richly illustrated essay on the exceptional sculptures from the Asmat people in Papua New Guinea . See for yourself the infamous bisj-poles that Michael Rockefeller sought to collect in his travels.
Annotation:Erudite and engaging, America's Medicis is a remarkable account of the twentieth-century American art world and the extraordinary family at its center.
Annotation:Anthropologist and gay activist, Tobias Schneebaum recounts the time he spent among cannibalistic tribes in Peru in the 1960s and returns to New Guinea, where he lived in the 1970s, to visit his Asmat family
Annotation:Stephen Hesse, son to one of America's wealthiest men, travels to the strange and distant world of Netherlands New Guinea as an art collector for his father's museum in hopes of earning professional standing and guarantee him a lasting place in his father’s esteem. Sound familiar? It's based on the mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller.
Annotation:In Among the Cannibals travel writer Paul Raffaele journeys to the far corners of the globe to discover participants in this mysterious and disturbing practice.
Annotation:View the photographs and read Michael Rockefeller's field notes from his fateful expedition among the Asmat.
Annotation:In "The Search for Michael Rockefeller," Machlin recounts his fascinating adventures in pursuit of the truth of the young scion's fate. Against a jungle backdrop of strange "cargo cult" beliefs, "payback" revenge-killings, and cannibalism, Machlin spins his exciting tale with late-night, round-the-campfire brio.
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