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John Tombs Head Stephanie Johnson

John Tombs Head

Stephanie Johnson

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ISBN : 9781869418267
Paperback
265 pages
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John Tomb saw more of the world than most Englishmen of the early nineteenth century. From England to Australia to New Zealand, he led a life of adventure and romance. Two hundred years after his death, his tattooed head is discovered in an AmericanMoreJohn Tomb saw more of the world than most Englishmen of the early nineteenth century. From England to Australia to New Zealand, he led a life of adventure and romance. Two hundred years after his death, his tattooed head is discovered in an American museum. His spirit reawakened, John Tomb wryly observes those who would lay claim to his relic. Among others, theres the New Zealand delegation headed by the Prime Minister and including Tombs Maori descendants, a leading historian, a prominent carver, the Diplomatic Protection Squad and the Prime Ministers fifteen-year-old daughter. From England come Tombs English descendants and supporters, eager to take the head back to the land of his birth and their family museum. There is also a wealthy private collector and his clever wife …