Seven Words for Wind by Sumner MacLeish
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Seven Words for Wind
By Sumner MacLeish

Seven Words for Wind

Essays and Field Notes from Alaska's Pribilof Islands

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Seven Words for Wind by Sumner MacLeish

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Far off the coast of mainland Alaska lie the remote Pribilof Islands - a fiercely isolated wilderness surrounded by a wild, rich sea. The largest island, St. Paul, is just fourteen miles long and eight wide. Despite its small size and relative self-enclosure, Sumner MacLeish lived and worked on the island, coming to love its rugged weather, abundant wildlife, and six hundred native Aleuts. Her spare, imagistic prose illuminates the unforgiving darkness and unimaginable beauty of this subarctic landscape, and the pieces in "Seven Words for Wind" relate her own experience with attentive, open curiosity that finds light, humor, and companionship where it might least be expected.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781602230200
ISBN-10: 160223020X
Format: Paperback
(193mm x 119mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: University of Alaska Press
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sumner MacLeish

Sumner MacLeish has worked as a reporter and photographer in New England, California, and Alaska, producing several documentaries for National Public Radio and commenting for Alaska Public Radio.

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