Harpoon of the Hunter

Harpoon of the Hunter

by Markoosie, Germaine Arnaktauyok
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773502327

ISBN-13: 9780773502321

Pub. Date: 05/01/1974

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press


Based on an Inuit legend, Harpoon of the Hunter is a story of life in the old days, not as it appeared to southerners, but as it has survived in the memory of the Inuit themselves. Emerging from a largely oral tradition, it is the first novel by an Inuit written in English. Markoosie has the rare ability to capture the richness and imagery of the Inuit language in…  See more details below

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Based on an Inuit legend, Harpoon of the Hunter is a story of life in the old days, not as it appeared to southerners, but as it has survived in the memory of the Inuit themselves. Emerging from a largely oral tradition, it is the first novel by an Inuit written in English. Markoosie has the rare ability to capture the richness and imagery of the Inuit language in English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773502321
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1974
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile:
620L (what's this?)

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