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Savage Harvest

A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

Savage Harvest( )
Author: Hoffman, Carl
ISBN:978-0-06-211616-1
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

On November 21, 1961, Michael C. Rockefeller, the twenty-three-year-old son of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, vanished off the coast of southwest New Guinea when his boat capsized. He was on a collecting expedition for the Museum of Primitive Art, and his partner--who stayed with the boat and was later rescued--shared Michael's final words as he swam for help: "I think I can make it."

Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Michael was ever found. Soon after his...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: History / Oceania
Travel / Australia & Oceania
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.492 x 20.32 x 1.923 cm
Book Weight:0.255 Kilograms



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