In Search of the Cannibal King

· Written Musings
Ebook
350
Pages

About this ebook

It all began when Nanine laid eyes on an old newspaper article titled Yankee Cannibal King


Nanine’s quest to learn the true story that inspired the fantastical article led her on a global adventure, eventually landing her on the Marquesas Islands. On her journey, she discovered missionary descendants and oral storytellers. Each discovery brought her closer to John Rumell’s life and decision to live in a culture that practiced cannibalism and engaged in tribal wars. Had it been his love for a native princess that led Rumell to leave the Western world and subject himself to painful tribal tattooing, or another reason?


After sixty years of investigating detailed letters, diaries, and eyewitness accounts that revealed her ancestor’s life among savages, Nanine is ready to share this incredible story.



Experience the nearly unchanged French Polynesia Islands Nanine researched to bring readers the incredible tale of the Cannibal King.

About the author

It all started in 1959 when a young Nanine peeked over her grandfather’s shoulder and spied a newspaper story titled Yankee Cannibal King.


Nanine has always loved adventure! She’s traveled the world capturing people and events with the lens. Her biggest adventure, though, was tracking down her ancestor’s story on the Marquesas Islands, a man who lived among cannibals in the 1800s.


Experience the nearly unchanged Polynesian Islands Nanine researched in order to bring her readers the incredible tale of the Cannibal King.

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