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"Sturm is an Arctic climate change researcher who has made many trips to the North and can thus write with authority and depth about the history, culture, and environment of the region. . . . The book is handsomely produced, lavishly illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs. . . a must read for anyone interested in the North." (Choice)
"[Finding the Arctic] does an outstanding job of helping [readers] understand a bit of the history of the place, as well as offer insight into its current state. More importantly, it conveys a sense of why so many people have been inexorably drawn into such a forbidding land, sometimes at the cost of their own lives." (David A. James Daily News-Miner 2012-10-20)
"Sturm has enthusiastically brought together a charming book that is entertaining and aesthetically pleasing to the reader. . . The book is a patchwork of contemporary stories, explorations of historical sites and events, and plain-language descriptions of fauna and geography, and it includes a beautiful collection of archival images." (Morgan E. Moffitt Arctic)
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