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Arctic Dreams : Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape - 86 edition

Arctic Dreams : Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape (ISBN10: 0375727485; ISBN13: 9780375727481)
ISBN13: 978-0375727481
ISBN10: 0375727485

Summary: 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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Summary: 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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Edition/Copyright: 86
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 1986
International: No

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