Seven Words for Wind: Essays and Field Notes from Alaska's Pribilof Islands

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Epicenter Press, 1997 - Nature - 159 pages
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MacLeish's beautifully crafted prose illuminates the unique landscape of a subarctic island in the Bering Sea -- its abundant wildlife, fierce weather, and Aleut inhabitants.

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What a wonderful perspective on a life of adventure and courage told with such simplicity. How living on such a remote island can provide such insights into our modern life -- amazing! Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD by B G OLSON
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Slachxidaasaadagulux
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Slam Kadiiguxtaa
49
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About the author (1997)

Sumner MacLeish came to Alaska's Pribilof Islands in 1984 to produce a documentary on the U.S. government's commercial sealing industry. She has worked as a reporter and photographer in New England, California, and Alaska, producing several documentaries for National Public Radio and commenting for Alaska Public Radio.

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