National Geographic : 1939 Jul
MARQUESANS ASKED FOR PICTURES OF THEIR CHILDREN Photographs replaced the old-time beads and trinkets as a medium of barter. Parental affection was marked. When the author gave a Hanaiapa chief some fudge, he immediately passed it all out to grinning youngsters (page 38). MRS. STROUT LINGERS INMELVILLE'S VALE OF"TYPEE" An old stone god conjures memories oftheauthor ofMoby Dick, who dwelt in this paradise on Nuku-Hiva. The American writer described inTypee his life in the jungle Eden with cannibal captors and thelovely Fayaway.