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Island Between by Margaret E. Murie
Book DescriptionMargaret E. Murie crafts an engrossing tale of Eskimo life in "Island Between", as she tells the story of Toozak, a young Inuit from Sevuokuk, known today as St. Lawrence Island. In lyrical prose she chronicles Toozak's journey, weaving stories of his life as a hunter with narratives of love and jealousy - and even ancient Eskimo myths - to create a moving tale of early Eskimo culture and the impact of its eventual encounters with other peoples. "Island Between" is a beautifully written novel that explores one man's complex and delicate relationship with the natural environment and his fellow man.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781602230354
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: University of Alaska Press
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Margaret E. Murie
Two in the Far North, Hardback (May 2013)
This enduring story of life, adventure, and love in Alaska was written by a woman who embraced the remote Alaskan wilderness and became one of its strongest advocates. Mardy's work as one of the earliest female voices for the wilderness movement earned her the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Wapiti Wilderness, Paperback (January 1985)» View all books by Margaret E. Murie
For over thirty-seven years, Margaret and Olaus Murie made their home in the mountainous wilderness of the Tetons, where Olaus Murie conducted his famous studies of the American elk, the wapiti. This book describes his work as a field biologist for the old US Bureau of Biological Survey and recounts stories of his studies.
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Author Biography - Margaret E. Murie
Margaret E. Murie was the first female graduate of the University of Alaska and received an honorary doctorate in 1976.
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