The Long Exile - A True Story of Deception and Survival In The Canadian Arctic

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Book Description Knopf, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Paperback, clean, tight, unmarked, no spine or cover creases In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film about the Canadian Arctic. ‘Nanook of the North ‘starred a mythical Eskimo hunter who lived in an igloo with his family in the peaceful Arctic wilderness. Nanook’s story captured the world’s imagination. The film was shown in Paris, Beijing and New York, and, for a while, Nanook’s face beamed from packets of flour and ice-cream as far away as Australia and Scotland. In Malaysia, Nanook became a word meaning ‘strong man’. Two years after the release of the film, the man who played Nanook â€" the Inuit hunter Alakarialak â€" starved to death on the Arctic ice. By this time, Robert Flaherty had quit the Arctic for good, leaving behind his bastard son, Joseph Flaherty, to grow up Eskimo. Thirty years later, in 1953, a young and inexperienced Irish-Canadian policeman, Ross Gibson, was asked by the Canadian government to draw up a list of Inuit who were to . Pictures are available on request. All orders are shipped by Kbooks on Mon, Wed & Fri USPS Media Mail for American orders and Canada Post for Canada bound orders (from Toronto). Overweight books (>1 kg) dispatched outside North America may require additional shipping charges. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000008572

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A chilling true story of deception and survival set amidst the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic. In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film called Nanook of the North which captured the world s imagination. Soon afterwards, he quit the Arctic for good, leaving behind his bastard son, Joseph, to grow up Eskimo. Thirty years later a young, inexperienced policeman, Ross Gibson, was asked by the Canadian government to draw up a list of Inuit who were to be resettled in the uninhabited polar Arctic and left to fend as best they could. Joseph Flaherty and his family were on that list. They were told they were going to an Arctic Eden of spring flowers and polar bears. But it didn t turn out that way, and this, Joseph Flaherty s story, tells how it did. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007157976

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A chilling true story of deception and survival set amidst the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic. In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film called Nanook of the North which captured the world s imagination. Soon afterwards, he quit the Arctic for good, leaving behind his bastard son, Joseph, to grow up Eskimo. Thirty years later a young, inexperienced policeman, Ross Gibson, was asked by the Canadian government to draw up a list of Inuit who were to be resettled in the uninhabited polar Arctic and left to fend as best they could. Joseph Flaherty and his family were on that list. They were told they were going to an Arctic Eden of spring flowers and polar bears. But it didn t turn out that way, and this, Joseph Flaherty s story, tells how it did. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007157976

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Book Description 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 197mm x 22mm. Paperback. A chilling true story of deception and survival set amidst the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic. In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film called 'Nanook of t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 288 pages. 0.230. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007157976

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