The Long Exile: A True Story of Deception and Survival Amongst the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic (BOK)

Melanie McGrath

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A chilling true story of deception and survival set amidst the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic. In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film called 'Nanook of the North' which captured the world's imagination. Soon afterwards, he quit the Arctic for good, leaving behind his bastard son, Joseph, to grow up Eskimo. Thirty years later a young, inexperienced policeman, Ross Gibson, was asked by the Canadian government to draw up a list of Inuit who were to be resettled in the uninhabited polar Arctic and left to fend as best they could. Joseph Flaherty and his family were on that list. They were told they were going to an Arctic Eden of spring flowers and polar bears. But it didn't turn out that way, and this, Joseph Flaherty's story, tells how it did.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Melanie McGrath
Forlag
HARPER PERENNIAL
ISBN 9780007157976
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 13cm x 19,7cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 225 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & cultural history

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