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Author Name    Chantraine, Pol. Translated by David Lobdell.

Title   THE LIVING ICE: THE STORY OF THE SEALS AND MEN WHO HUNT THEM IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE.

Publisher    McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1980), Ist edition.

Seller ID   13818

238 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "...the real story of the seal herds, the Acadian and Newfoundland fishermen who have hunted them for generations, and the forces that threaten to destroy both the seals and their hunters. With a passion rare in contemporary writing, author and occasional sealer Pol Chantraine defends the hunting of seals as it is conducted by the people of the tiny Magdalen Islands...Interwoven with the controversy of the seal hunt is the fascinating account of life in the Gulf area - from the migrations of marine life to the tragic history of the original Acadians..." Tiny bumps to bottom edge of rear board, very small bump to bottom of textblock between approx. pages 90-14 0, tiny bump to bottom corner of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, very tiny chips at top of spine and rear flap-fold, light rubbing. VG-/VG-

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