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Confessions of an Igloo Dweller

Confessions of an Igloo Dweller

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25125538M

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Confessions of an Igloo Dweller Paperback – Aug by James Houston (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and /5(13). Confessions of an Igloo Dweller book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. James Houston lived among Inuit in the Canadian Arc 4/5. Confessions of an Igloo Dweller Hardcover – May 1, by James A. Houston (Author) › Visit Amazon's James A. Houston Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 4. Get this from a library. Confessions of an igloo dweller. [James Houston] -- Memoir of a man who lived among Inuit in the Arctic and who is responsible for introducing Inuit art to the Western world.

Buy a cheap copy of Confessions of an Igloo Dweller: book by James Houston. These memoirs of James Houston’s life in the Canadian Arctic from to present a colorful and compelling adventure story of real people living through a Free shipping over $Cited by: 4.

Confessions of an Igloo Dweller by James A. Houston; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Description and travel, Material culture. Confessions of an igloo dweller. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Online version: Houston, James, Confessions of an igloo dweller.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Houston. Confessions of an Igloo Dweller: Memories of the Old Arctic James M.

Houston, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Rare Book Cellar. rare-book-cellar. Sign up for newsletter. Search within store. Visit Store: Rare Book Cellar. Categories. Books. James A. Houston CONFESSIONS OF AN IGLOO DWELLER 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Boston Houghton Mifflin Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket.

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Confessions of an Igloo Dweller by James Houston ~ This edition: McClelland and Stewart, Softcover. ISBN: pages. My rating: 9/ Enjoyable start to finish. Canadian by birth, the far-travelling Houston () was a great writer and storyteller, as well as an accomplished artist.

***** Around here, I can tell if a book is. Tender, anecdotal glimpses of life in the far Canadian north at midth century, from a prolific novelist (Running West,etc.) and artist. Confessions of an Igloo Dweller: The Story of the Man Who Brought Inuit Art to the Outside World by James Houston.

McClelland & Stewart, pp with numerous illustrations by H. Having spent years living among the Inuit (an adventure recounted in Confessions of an Igloo Dweller), Houston left his Baffin Island home in for Manhattan, to become a designer for Steuben Glass.

Confessions of an Igloo Dweller James Houston Twentieth century / Biography / Description and travel / Authors / Northwest territories / Canada, northern / Artists / Houston, james, / Inuit--material culture / Inuit art / Inuit--social life and customs.

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$ Availability: In stock. Out Of Print - Used Copies Only Available Covers and book conditions may vary. Book Description: These memoirs of James Houston’s life in the. Find nearly any book by James HOUSTON. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers.

'Confessions of an Igloo Dweller' More editions of Confessions of an Igloo Dweller: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites. Confessions of an Igloo Dweller is roughly chronological, and consists of personal anecdotes interspersed with vignettes from high Arctic life, and stories told to him during his travels.

Houston also wrote quite a number of novels for children as well as adults, most set in the Arctic or the far northern Canadian forests. Confessions of an Igloo Dweller by James Houston. 3 likes. Book. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

A discursive memoir from Canadian filmmaker and writer Houston (Confessions of an Igloo Dweller, ) of his post-Inuit years, mostly a thin gruel of name-dropping and social climbing.

Houston had secured his reputation as the man who brought Inuit art to the world marketplace and as an artist of high Arctic images, when, inhe was Pages:. The book is a human story from the student who discovered the miracle trajectory, to the decisions on content for the Golden Record. Pairing: The excellent documentary The Farthest.

Reviewing Mr. Houston's memoir "Confessions of an Igloo Dweller" (Houghton Mifflin) in The New York Times Book Review inStuart McLean .A discursive memoir from Canadian filmmaker and writer Houston (Confessions of an Igloo Dweller, ) of his post-Inuit years, mostly a thin gruel of name-dropping and social climbing.

Houston had secured his reputation as the man who brought Inuit art to the world marketplace and as an artist of high Arctic images, when, inhe was invited to join the Steuben Glass Company in New York.