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Arctic Dreams - Barry Lopez
Arctic Dreams
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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... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375727481 (0375727485)
ASIN: 375727485
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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3.0 Arctic Dreams
Arctic Dreams, currently 1.99 Amazon.com summer special, may have won the 1986 National Book Award, but I think I have to join the dissent crowd on this (current) 4.19-rated non-fiction work. it might be a little hasty to say that standards have changed dramatically in merely 27 years, but it does s...
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