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Ordinary Wolves : A Novel

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Ordinary Wolves : A Novel

by Kantner, Seth

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Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.: Milkweed Editions, 2004. Near Fine in glossy white wraps, trade-sized (pb). 328pps. There is a bump to the upper front tip, otherwise as new: clean, tight, square, and bright. Yet to be read. The publisher's Review Slip and promotional material are laid in. A very nice copy of the author's first novel and winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize.

"...Depicts a life different from what many have ever known. The story is told by Cutuk Hawcly, a boy growing up in remote Alaska. He lives with his father, Abe ('our best friend, no dad at all'), and siblings in a sod igloo, with the pastel arctic sky overhead and animals -- wolves, moose, foxes, ravens -- all around. The Inupiaq village a day's sled drive away is their link to the outside world, one Cutuk knows only through what the mail plane brings and his brother's memories of Chicago.
Cutuk idolizes the Inupiaq hunter Enuk Wolfglove and is in love with Enuk's granddaughter, Dawna. In the village he sees the effect of government money on the Inupiaq and knows that he is different, not only because he is white, but also because his father lives in a way few Eskimo would anymore. As he grows older and his brother and sister abandon the tundra for the city, Cutuk -- shy, observant, self-mocking -- wonders if he must too.
With the voice of Abe in his head, Enuk's carved ivory in his pocket, and Dawna in his heart, Cutuk finds his way, navigating between sled-dogs and 'snowgos,' between the ancient ways of the wolf pack and the ever-approaching drone of the world beyond..."


Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. . ISBN: 1-57131-044-4. First Edition. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). SETH KANTNER ORDINARY WOLVES FIRST EDITIONS AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE ARCTIC ALASKA WILDLIFE ENVIRONMENT CUTUK HAWCLY INUPIAQ ESKIMO ENUK WOLFGLOVE.

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Title
Ordinary Wolves : A Novel
Author
Kantner, Seth
Book condition
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Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1571310444
ISBN 13
9781571310446
Publisher
Milkweed Editions
Place of Publication
Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
Date Published
2004
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