Theodora Kroeber


Born
in Denver, Colorado, The United States
March 24, 1897

Died
July 04, 1979

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Theodora Kracaw Kroeber Quinn was a writer and anthropologist, best known for her accounts of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and for her retelling of traditional narratives from several Native Californian cultures.

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Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biogr...

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Ishi, Last of His Tribe

3.91 avg rating — 586 ratings — published 1964 — 14 editions
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The Inland Whale: Nine Stor...

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4.02 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1963 — 8 editions
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Green Christmas

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
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Alfred Kroeber: A Personal ...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Almost Ancestors: The First...

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Timeless Woman, Writer and ...

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Drawn from Life: California...

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Ishi the Last Yahi: A Docum...

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More books by Theodora Kroeber…
“We knew many things, and much that is false. He knew nature, which is always true”
Theodora Kroeber, Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
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