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Description - Island Between by Margaret E. Murie

Margaret 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 Details

ISBN: 9781602230354
ISBN-10: 1602230358
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 233
Imprint: University of Alaska Press
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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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