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Arctic circle : birth and rebirth in the land of the caribou

Author: Robert Leonard Reid
Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine, Publisher, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the story of a man who had always been fascinated by the Arctic and its hardy inhabitants. I)espite a passion for mountaineering, Robert Leonard Reid had never set foot north of the 55th parallel. Regarding the Arctic, he was the classic armchair traveler. He had read about the region, written about it, and talked about it; in his youth he had even vowed to visit it after meeting an activist named Fred  Read more...

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Named Person: Robert Leonard Reid; Robert Leonard Reid
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Leonard Reid
ISBN: 9781567923506 156792350X
OCLC Number: 1052702346
Notes: Maps on end papers.
Description: xl, [8] pages of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Sure Wind in Spring --
Kaktovik --
Leap of Faith --
Drifting --
Island --
Travels with Lucky --
Garden --
First Snow --
Salmon Smoothies --
Journey Back --
Cheechakos --
Porcupine in Winter --
Great Land Within --
Vow Fulfilled.
Responsibility: Robert Leonard Reid.
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Every year without fail, caribou from the Yukon and Alaska set off in early April to a small corner of the Arctic circle to birth to their young. This work presents an account of the arduous journey  Read more...


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