A Woman in the Polar Night

A Woman in the Polar Night

by Christiane Ritter

Paperback(Reprint)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602231009
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
Publication date: 07/15/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Christiane Ritter was an Austrian painter. She wrote A Woman in the Polar Night after her return to Austria in 1934 and the original German edition is still in print.

Table of Contents

Introduction Lawrence Millman 1

1 The Beckoning Arctic 11

2 Outward Bound 15

3 First Days in the Wilderness 29

4 Mikkl 56

5 By Boat into the Interior 61

6 The Earth Sinks into Shadow 77

7 Alone in the Hut 86

8 Peace after the Storm 96

9 Night Falls 108

10 The Bewitching Polar Night 122

11 The Unending Darkness 135

12 The Pack Ice and the First Bear 149

13 A Dead Land 157

14 A Hunter Brings the Mail 173

15 A Trip to Reindeerland 183

16 The Fight for Vitamins 196

17 Spring on the Ice 203

18 Spoilt for Europe 213

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