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Nuvuk, the Northernmost

Altered Land, Altered Lives in Barrow, Alaska

Συγγραφέας: Lum Daniel James Inulak
Εκδότης: University of Alaska Press
ISBN: 9781602231955
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 86
Διαστάσεις: 21x1x26
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Nuvuk, the Northernmost"

For years, tour guide Daniel James Inulak Lum has brought visitors as well as his children out to the remote corners of Barrow, Alaska, one of the northernmost cities in the world, to witness polar bears and walrus on the dark, sandy beaches. Over time, snapping pictures for tourists and shooting photographs of his own, he has been a witness to the profound environmental changes taking place as his homeland shifts and disappears before his eyes. As arguments over climate change rage in more temperate locales, Nuvuk, the Northernmost is a poignant snapshot of life in a town where these changes are impossible to overlook. Lum's vivid photographs of wildlife, such as whales, polar bears, and birds, offer rare closeups of animals few ever see. In addition, Lum provides vivid descriptions and pictures of daily life in and around Barrow, offering a compelling insider's introduction to living on the tip of the world. With Lum as a capable guide, "Nuvuk, the Northernmost" is a chance to see a rare world before it changes forever.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Lum Daniel James Inulak
ISBN: 9781602231955
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 28/06/2013
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 86
Τόπος έκδοσης: Farmington Hills
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 596 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 21x1x26 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 76 colour plates

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