WHITE SAVAGE: The Case Of John Dunn Hunter.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Schocken, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An investigation into the controversy surrounding Hunter, a 19th century white man who claimed to have been raised in captivity by the Osage Indians and who fought to save the American Indians from genocide until he was murdered in 1827. His autobiography, published in 1823, was first acclaimed, and later denounced as a fraud, but the research behind this book uncovers a different story and returns Hunter to his rightful place in history. Map endpapers. 282 pp. with index and bibliographical essay. ISBN: 0-8052-34616.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages.)