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Kabloona.

Gontran de Poncins

Kabloona.

by Gontran de Poncins

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Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimos -- Canada,
  • King William Island (Nunavut),
  • Arctic regions -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGalantière, Lewis, 1895-1977.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339p.
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16306424M
    LC Control Number41005175

    A Woman in the Polar Night is the story of a year in the life of Austrian housewife, Christiane Ritter, who accepts the invitation of her researcher husband Hermann to spent roughly twelve months living with him and a hunter friend Karl living in a tiny hut on a remote island in the Norwegian Arctic/5. Kabloona is a true story of a journey into the North. This extraordinary classic has been variously acclaimed as one of the great books of adventure, travel, anthropology, and spiritual awakening.

    Print book: English: 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats: Rating: based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Eskimos -- Arctic Archipelago (Nunavut and N.W.T.) -- Social life and customs. Arctic Archipelago (Nunavut and N.W.T.) -- Description and travel. Eskimos -- Social life and customs. View all subjects. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Kabloona is one of those top five books. I even have the audio cd's of this book (which I will also try to recommend). If you want to know the details of a westerner (an outsider or "kabloona") living among the indigenous people, this is a wonderful place to start/5.

KABLOONA means "white man" in a native language of the Far North. It is not a flattering term. The life of a remote people is intersected by a man so fascinated with life on the edge that he travels, into the farthest north of Canada to live with natives who have not been corrupted or influenced by white culture.5/5(2).

Gontran de Poncins was a restless French aristocrat who gave up careers as an artist and a businessman to become a freelance journalist.

After traveling the world, he returned to wartime France in and died in He is the author of Kabloona, The Ghost Voyage Out of Eskimo Land, and From a Chinese City: In the Heart of Peacetime Vietnam.

Grover Gardner is an award-winning narrator with /5(48). Some one I met at a wedding recommended this book. Kabloona is the Inuit word for "white man". If you are at all intrigued by silly Westerners traveling unprepared into the Arctic and being surprised at the survivability of the natives and their own ineptitude this is one for you.

Gontran de Poncins was a wealthy traveler who decided in the /5(15). Some one I met at a wedding recommended this book. Kabloona is the Inuit word for "white man".

If you are at all intrigued by silly Westerners traveling unprepared into the Arctic and being surprised at the survivability of the natives and their own ineptitude this is one for you. Gontran de Poncins was a wealthy traveler who decided in the /5(48).

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3 Reviews. This book is extraordinary because it was written at a time when some Inuit were still relatively untouched by western civilization. De Poncins is honest about his initial negative reactions to arctic 4/5(3). See also Kabloona: Book-of-the-month-Club News" () Reviewer: intention - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - December 7, Subject: Our land is melting.

This is one of the most enthralling travel books I have read. Kabloona shows the process of a "superior" Westerner slowly becoming aware of the depth of Eskimo experience and. This book is the result, distilled from his diaries by Lewis Galantiere. Poncins took the perspective of the Eskimos, and as a result he, Kabloona (the White Man), took seriously what they did.

The book is thus a unique combination of Seldom have I encountered as extraordinary a book as Kabloona/5(30). A fascinating book, with something of the quality of Wind. Sand and Stars. Where that book develops a personal philosophy, Kabloona interprets a racial philosophy, that of the Eskimo.

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In the summer ofthe Frenchman Gontran de Poncins. About this Item: Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. KABLOONA. Garden City Publishing, N.Y.first edition, pages plus 32 pages of incrdible B & W photographs of Eskimo people and their life, map endpapers, line drawings by the author. Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak () recounts the journey of the book’s author, Victoria Jason, and her two companions, Fred Reffler and Don Starkell,as they kayaked from Churchill, Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, on the Beaufort Sea.

During her four-year, 7, km journey, Jason became known to the Inuit as the “Kabloona in. Kabloona ("The White Man") Kabloona by De Poncins Gontran. You Searched For: A few tiny checkmarks and one sentence underlined in the foreword.

Otherwise book is clean and furmly bound, no other markings, no tears or creases. The author was an aristocratic French artist, traveler, and journalist who lived with the Inuit (Eskimo) and.New York, NY: Reynal & Co, 1st not stated.

Discarded Library Book. Page between frontispiece and title page broken at spine. Covers worn. DJ synopsis pasted inside front cover. Content excellent. Hardbound. 8vo. Pgs. Good. Gontran de Poncins. Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins. Published by Reynal & Co, New York, NY, 1st Edition.Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak: One Woman's Journey Through the Northwest Passage Paperback – Jan.

16 by Victoria Jason (Author) out of 5 stars 19 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(19).