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This Land of Snow
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Anders Morley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-09 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

A passionate skier since he was a child, Anders Morley dreamed of going on a significant adventure, something bold and of his own design. And so one year in his early thirties, he decided to strap on cross-country skis to travel across Canada in the winter alone. This Land of
Land of Feast and Famine
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Helge Ingstad
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-08-06 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

The young Norwegian was Helge Ingstad, now famous for his discovery in 1960 of a Viking village at L'Anse aux Meadows (on the northern tip of Newfoundland) -- the oldest known European settlement in North America. Ingstad recorded his adventures in the Canadian North in The Land of Feast and
Land of Snow and Ashes
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Petra Rautiainen
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-03 - Publisher: Pushkin Press

A hauntingly beautiful, gripping novel about Lapland's buried history of Nazi crimes against the Sámi people Winner of the Savonia Prize Finnish Lapland, 1944: a young soldier is called to work as an interpreter at a Nazi prison camp. Surrounded by cruelty and death, he struggles to hold on to
Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Lama Jabb
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-10 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This book reveals that the roots of modern Tibetan literature grow in the rich and fertile soil of Tibet’s oral and literary traditions, rather than in the 1980s as current scholarship presents.
The Land of Ten Thousand Willows Trilogy
Language: en
Authors: Kathryn Ptaceck
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-14 - Publisher: Crossroad Press

THE PHOENIX BELLS Long ago and far away, there was a wondrous land... A land of everlasting spring where willow trees grew as blades of grass. A land where all the dragons of the world dwelt in peace, filling the fragrant air with their silver song. Then one day the