Arctic Dreams

Arctic Dreams

Imagination and Desire in A Northern Landscape

Book - 1986
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An account of the history, ecology, and mystique of the arctic region.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, [1986]
ISBN: 9780684185781
0684185784
9780553346640
0553346644
9780375727481
Characteristics: xxix, 464 pages : maps ; 25 cm

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Weyes2Wonder
Aug 24, 2017

Like me, -should you live in a temperate latitude of towering vegetation, but feel compelled to explore mountainous, glacially-ravaged & foreboding landscapes....
-If you're fascination for wild beasts acknowledges respect, but not at the expense of fear....
-If you're awed by surveying vast horizons, yet appreciate that such openness also accommodates weather so enveloping, it can render an outstretched arm...as a ghostly apparition....
-If you do not characterize Winter by its hardships....but instead revel in it's contrasts and rise to its challenges as a measure of will....
What I mean is....
-If you're curiously drawn to the environments and creatures indicative of the far North...
In other words....
-If the ARCTIC is in your blood, instinct and memory you can't see, but definitely feel...
Welcome home, my friend.
(Because it's much too immense for us to initiate the grasp)...
"Arctic Dreams" ....WILL EMBRACE YOU.

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