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The land of feast and famine

Author: Helge Ingstad
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helge Ingstad's life in the Canadian Arctic spanned the 1920s and 1930s. He describes the native companions and fellow trappers with whom he shared adventures and relates stories of numerous hunts and how he learned first hand about beaver, caribou, wolf and other wildlife.
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Named Person: Helge Ingstad; Helge Mareus Ingstad; Helge Ingstad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helge Ingstad
ISBN: 0773509119 9780773509115 0773509127 9780773509122
OCLC Number: 25548158
Notes: Translation of: Pelsjergerliv blandt Nord-Kanadas indianere. 1931.
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1933.
Description: xiii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
I. The river --
II. Great Slave Lake --
III. Portage --
IV. Log cabin --
V. Winter --
VI. Beaver hunting --
VII. Summer on Great Slave Lake --
VIII. Red neighbors --
IX. The Caribou --
X. Autumn journey to the land of the Caribou-Eaters --
XI. To the Upper Thelon --
XII. The camp of the Caribou-Eaters --
XIII. The barren ground Indians --
XIV. The trail to solitude --
XV. Alone on the barrens --
XVI. The end of the adventure.
Other Titles: Pelsjergerliv blandt Nord-Kanadas indianere.
Responsibility: by Helge Ingstad ; translated from the Norwegian by Eugene Gay-Tifft.

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