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HARPOON OF THE HUNTER., Markoosie.  Foreword by James H. McNeill.

Author Name    Markoosie. Foreword by James H. McNeill.

Title   HARPOON OF THE HUNTER.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   Montreal McGill - Queen's University Press 1970

ISBN Number    0773501029 / 9780773501027

Illustrator   Germaine Arnaktauyok.

Seller ID   28692

81 pp, 8 3/8" H. B&w illustrations. "The hero of this story, young Kamik, achieves manhood during the hunt for a wounded polar bear and his long journey home alone, after his companions have been killed. The first piece of (Inuit) fiction to be published in English describes life in the Canadian Arctic before the coming of the white man. It is an astonishing tale of a people struggling for survival in a brutal environment. (The author) lives deep inside the Arctic Circle at Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories. He was the first Canadian (Inuit) to hold a commercial flying licence and works as a pilot taking charter flights in and out of the Arctic." Book is clean and bright. Dust jackat has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine.

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