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ARCTIC DREAMS: IMAGINATION AND DESIRE IN A NORTHERN LANDSCAPE
ARCTIC DREAMS IMAGINATION AND DESIRE IN A NORTHERN LANDSCAPE
Author: Barry Loplez
ISBN-13: 9780333422441
ISBN-10: 0333422449
Pages: 456
Edition: First Edition
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Publisher: NY Scribner 1986.
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Barry Lopez's National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world - its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who have arrived on their icy shores. But what turns this marvelous work of natural history into a breathtaking study of profound originality is his unique meditation on how the landscape can shape our imagination, desires, and dreams. Its prose as hauntingly pure as the land it describes, Arctic Dreams is nothing less than an indelible classic of modern literature.
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