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  • GEORGIA: AN ARCTIC DIARY by Georgia.
    Georgia.
    GEORGIA: AN ARCTIC DIARY

    Edition: First printing.

    Edmonton, Canada: Hurtig Publishers, (1982.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A year's diary entries (actually an amalgam of the many years she lived in Igloolik and Repulse Bay), written by an American-born Canadian living a semi-reclusive life in the Northwest Territories, and which reflect a vanishing Arctic way of life. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 192 pp. Endpaper maps. Includes a mimeographed insert which lists pseudonyms for people mentioned in the book. ISBN: 0-88830-2258.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 57895
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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award.

    Condition: Very good+ in a fine dustjacket. (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 14324
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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dustjacket. (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 14326
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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. Winner of the Silver Dagger Award.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 14333
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  • Hoeg, Peter.
    SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Delta, (1995.). First book by this Danish author to appear in English: a very complex thriller with a unique heroine - part Inuit, living in Copenhagen, and refusing to fit in - and also an unusual love story. Basis of the movie of the same name, but far more engrossing, ambiguous and satisfying. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. 469 pp. ISBN: 0-385-315147.

    Condition: Good (crease to lower corner front cover, straight spine.)

    Book ID: 46967
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  • SPIRIT WRESTLER. by Houston, James.
    Houston, James.
    SPIRIT WRESTLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set among the Eskimos of Baffin Island, by this Canadian author-artist, who lived among the Inuit for many years. Author's "last word." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-15-184755x.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (some edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 65442
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  • AMORAK. by Jessell, Tim.
    Jessell, Tim.
    AMORAK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Mankato, MN: Creative Editions, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of an Inuit creation myth which recounts how the wolf and the caribou came to be brothers. Retold by Jessell and illustrated with his full-color, full-page and double-page paintings. Oblong format. 30 pp. ISBN: 1568460929.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (tear along fold of back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 61694
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  • Kiuchi, Tatsuro, illustrator; Kroll, Virginia.
    THE SEASONS AND SOMEONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A lovely book which makes very vivid in both words and in the soft oil paintings of Kiuchi, the changing seasons of the year in the Alaskan landscape, and how they affect one little Inuit girl who remembers the berries of summer even in the midst of the howling winter winds. SIGNED on the half title page by the illustrator Kiuchi with a drawing (self-portrait.) Oblong format, bound in glossy illustrated boards. ISBN: 0-15-271233x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36833
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  • THE LAST IMAGINARY PLACE: A Human History Of The Arctic World. by McGhee, Robert.
    McGhee, Robert.
    THE LAST IMAGINARY PLACE: A Human History Of The Arctic World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Combining anthropology, history, and personal memoir, this book dispels romanticized notions of the Artic as a world apart, exotic and isolated, revealing a land more fascinating than we had imagined. We meet Viking farmers, whalers and ivory-hunters, and explorers racing to reach the North Pole. Most important, McGhee offers more coverage of the native peoples of the Arctic, societies that other histories usually neglect. . . [he] follows the Inuit as they cross the Arctic in search of metal, and reveals the dangers that native people face today from pollution and global warming." Photographs. Suggestions for further reading, index. 296 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5183681.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55314
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  • THE BONE SEEKER: An Edie Kiglatuk Mystery. by McGrath, M. J.
    McGrath, M. J.
    THE BONE SEEKER: An Edie Kiglatuk Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel in this unusual series set in the Canadian Arctic and featuring teacher Edie Kiglatukand her friend Sergeant Derek Palliser. Includes author's note "Fact or Fiction" about black ops nuclear testing. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0670785803.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71208
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