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Author Name    Nanogak, Agnes. Introduction by Robin Gedalof McGrath.

Title   MORE TALES FROM THE IGLOO.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Edmonton Hurtig 1986

ISBN Number    0888303017 / 9780888303011

Illustrator   Agnes Nanogak.

Seller ID   29264

116 pp, oblong (6 1/4" H x 8 3/4" D). Colour illustrations. "Agnes Nanogak is one of the foremost representatives of the rich and varied storytelling tradition of the Inuit. Her gifted illustrations and tales from across the Western Arctic are combined to create this collection. (It) includes stories to suit every taste and age. There are fables about animals that quarrel and trick each other in the best tradition of Aesop. There are adventures, with young hunters going out on missions of rescue and exploration. There are tales about neighbours and strangers, in encounters that range from working and living together from day to day, to fantastic competitions and celebrations, to mortal injuries and revenge. All of the stories, whether humorous, dramatic, or instructive, along with the bewitching illustrations, tell us much about the Inuit view of the world, their experience of life, and their fascinating cultural traditions." Very small tear and wrinkle at top corner of page leaf v/vi and very small chip at top corner of page leaf vii/vii. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, two small tears on rear panel with tape.

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