The North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle

The North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle


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The North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle by Caroline Picard

Literary Nonfiction. Art. Contributers include William Edward Parry, the Crews of the Helca and Griper, et al. THE NORTH GEORGIA GAZETTE AND WINTER CHRONICLE is an annotated transcription of the 1821 newspaper, The North Georgia Gazette. The newspaper was written aboard an English ship trapped in the Arctic. The ship's captain had the sailors produce the newspaper in order to ward off scurvy. Caroline Picard, Director of the Green Lantern, describes THE GAZETTE as an "incredible existential metaphor, where, a group of people, stranded in the dark, are forced to make their own meaning in order to survive the harsh conditions." THE GAZETTE comes at a time of enormous environmental change, and it seeks to point out the importance of the relationships between humans and their surrounding environment. In addition to the entire 1821 newspaper, the book includes excerpts from the Captain's journal, original annotations by transcriber/poet Lily Robert-Foley, an introduction by St. John's (MD) Professor Dr. Michael Comenetz, an essay about optimism and humilty by contemporary Arctic expeditionist John Huston and contemporary artwork by artists Deb Sokolow, Daniel Anhorn, Jason Dunda, and Nick Butcher.

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ISBN-13: 9780982029213
Publisher: The Green Lantern Press
Publication date: 08/31/2009
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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