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Smiler's Bones

(2005)
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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.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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February 2007 : USA Library Binding

Title: Smiler's Bones
Author(s): P Lerangis
ISBN: 1-4177-7961-6 / 978-1-4177-7961-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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February 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Smiler's Bones
Author(s): Peter Lerangis
ISBN: 0-439-34485-9 / 978-0-439-34485-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
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February 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Smiler's Bones (Apple Signature Edition)
Author(s): Peter Lerangis
ISBN: 0-439-34488-3 / 978-0-439-34488-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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