The Resource Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez, (electronic resource)

Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez, (electronic resource)

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Arctic Dreams
Title
Arctic Dreams
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Barry Lopez
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eng
Summary
Winner of the National Book Award This bestselling, groundbreaking exploration of the Far North is a classic of natural history, anthropology, and travel writing. The Arctic is a perilous place. Only a few species of wild animals can survive its harsh climate. In this modern classic, Barry Lopez explores the many-faceted wonders of the Far North: its strangely stunted forest, its mesmerizing aurora borealis, its frozen seas. Musk oxen, polar bears, narwhal, and other exotic beasts of the region come alive through Lopez's passionate and nuanced observations. And, as he examines the history and culture of the indigenous people, along with parallel narratives of intrepid, often underprepared and subsequently doomed polar explorers, Lopez drives to the heart of why the austere and formidable Arctic is also a constant source of breathtaking beauty, beguilement, and wonder. Written in prose as memorably pure as the land it describes, Arctic Dreams is a timeless mediation on the ability of the landscape to shape our dreams and to haunt our imaginations. Look for Barry Lopez's new book, Horizon , available March 19th
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Lopez, Barry
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Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez, (electronic resource)
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Label
Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/c4697cbe-b3b9-4630-bbdf-326cbdc34516
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
C4697CBE-B3B9-4630-BBDF-326CBDC34516
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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