The ice-shirt

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Viking, Oct 1, 1990 - Fiction - 415 pages
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Recreates the arrival of the Vikings in North America, as rival Greenland women, Freydis and Gudrid, battle each other and the Skraelings and Inuit, the Amerindians they plan to supplant

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Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

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The Ice-Shirt is the first Dream/Volume of Vollmann's “Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes” series. It covers from roughly 200CE to 1430CE, and is primarily concerned with the ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

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Don't read this book unless you're prepared to spontaneously grow a beard. Christopher Columbus and his impeccable PR agency have successfully infiltrated the American consciousness, becoming the name ... Read full review


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Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University. He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan. He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.