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Son of the smoky sea / by Nutchuk [Simeon Oliver] with Alden Hatch ; illus. by Nutchuk.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library AK_DUP 917.98 OLI 000155089 Ask Staff -- Duplicate Place on copy / volume In process -
Homer Public Library SPECIAL COLLECTIONS 917.98 OLI 000155088 Ask Staff -- Special Collections No Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: viii, 243, 2 unnumbered pages, plates : illustrations, maps, 2 portrait (including frontispiece) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : J. Messner, Inc., [©1941]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on lining papers.
Formatted Contents Note:
The treasure in the snow.--I find my home.--The gift from the sea.--Dr. Newhall, father, teacher, friend.--The Jesse Lee home, Christian outpost.--Cod-lines in the smoky sea.--Apprentice to Hippocrates.--Whaling.--The mine in the volcano.--I go outside.--American home.--Eskimo in college.--The girl at the piano.--My dear son.--I go back.--Little Man of the Tundra.--My own people.--Between two worlds.
Summary, etc.:
Autobiography, till 1925, of a Norwegian-Eskimo boy Simeon Oliver (Nutchuk) and his life as he grew up in a mission home on Unalaska. Shows 20th century life of natives along the Bering Sea, particularly the Aleuts.
Subject: Eskimos.
Eskimos > Alaska > Aleutian Islands.
Aleutian Islands (Alaska)
Alaska > Aleutian Islands.
Aleutian Islands (Alaska)