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The island within

Author: Richard K Nelson
Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of anthropologist Richard Nelson's efforts to learn about Kanaashi Island, off the coast of Alaska, drawn from a journal he kept of his personal experiences. Includes information on the island's flora and fauna, and on the Koyukan Indians.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard K Nelson; Richard K Nelson; Richard K Nelson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard K Nelson
ISBN: 0865474044 9780865474048
OCLC Number: 20056282
Description: xiii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The face in a raindrop --
the forest of eyes --
A frenzy of fish --
Awakening to a world of dreams --
The hidden island --
The hidden island --
The island's child --
The bird in the backyard --
A mountain in my hand --
The island within --
The bird in the backyard --
A mountain in my hand --
The island within --
The gifts of deer.
Responsibility: Richard Nelson.

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An account of anthropologist Richard Nelson's efforts to learn about Kanaashi Island, off the coast of Alaska, drawn from a journal he kept of his personal experiences. Includes information on the island's flora and fauna, and on the Koyukan Indians.

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