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The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga

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Author: Newkirk, Pamela
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99USD $15.99
Book Description:

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Root, and the Huffington Post Black Voices

Ota Benga, a young African man, was featured as an exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair. Two years later, the New York Zoological Gardens displayed him in its Monkey House, caging him with an orangutan. The attraction became an international sensation, drawing thousands of New Yorkers and commanding headlines from across the nation and...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Biography & Autobiography / African American & Black
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.304 x 7.995 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:0.583 Pounds

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