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Magnetic north : sea voyage to Svalbard

Author: Jenna Butler
Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Wayfarer (Edmonton, Alta.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A sea voyage to the environmentally threatened Svalbard archipelago that traces the impacts of climate change on those northern lands.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Butler, Jenna, 1980-
Magnetic north.:
Edmonton, Alberta : The University of Alberta Press, 2018.
(CaOONL)20189025603
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenna Butler
ISBN: 9781772123821 177212382X
OCLC Number: 1018037799
Awards: Short-listed for INDIE Book of the Year Awards (Travel) | Foreword Reviews 2019 (United States)
Short-listed for Trade Non-Fiction | Alberta Book Awards, Book Publishers Association of Alberta 2019 (Canada)
Description: xiii, 102 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: xi The Journey1 Lines Toward Ice7 Pyramiden13 Ornithomancy19 Night23 Bone29 The Men at the Edge of the World35 She Becomes the Ocean41 Arctic by Air47 Afloat53 Barentsburg59 Cusp65 Postcard from Svalbard71 At the Face77 Threads83 Leaving Days89 Song to the Boreal
Series Title: Wayfarer (Edmonton, Alta.)
Responsibility: Jenna Butler.

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A sea voyage connecting continents traces the impacts of climate change on northern lands.  Read more...

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# 7 on Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers list, August 16, 2018 "Magnetic North is a beautiful little book, full of moments of intense vision, but it's also another ecological warning, couched in a Read more...

 
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