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The Testaments (Barnes & Noble Book Club Exclusive Edition)

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295088

ISBN: 0385545592

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2019 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 431 pp. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and unce... View more info

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The Winthrop Covenant (The First Edition Society)

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Houghton Mifflin trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Jerry Pinkney. A collection of short stories thematically focused on the Puritan ethic, by the lawyer and novelist. View more info

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Selected Journals and Other Writings (Penguin Nature Classics)

By: Audubon, John James; Forkner, Ben

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195122

ISBN: 0140241264

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xliii, 573 pp. The fist one-volume selection of non-ornithological writings from one of America's premier naturalists and painters. Gathered here are the fruits of his [Audubon's] literary talent: journals, letters, bird biographies, a memoir of his early years, and stories of the American frontier.... His enormous efforts resulted in the finest collection of American birds ever painted by a single individual. Yet readers of this anthology of his writings will discover an equally monumental achievement--a life dedicated to the ap... View more info

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Mansfield Park (Penguin Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2201344

ISBN: 0141439807

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, remainder mark, ink underlining throughout text. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xlix, 507 pp. Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen's first mature work and, with i... View more info

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Persuasion (Modern Library Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 2001

Seller ID: 2275166

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In the novel, Anne Elliot, the heroine Austen called 'almost too good for me,' has let herself be persuaded not to marry Frederick Wentworth, a fine and attractive man without means. Eight years later, Captain Wentworth returns from the Napoleonic Wars with a triumphant naval career behind him, a substantial fortune to his name, and an eagerness to wed. Austen explores the complexities of human relationships as they change over time. 'She is a prose Shakespeare,' Thomas Macaulay wrote of Austen in 1842... View more info

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Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 2278616

ISBN: 1593083807

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A wonderfully entertaining coming-of-age story, Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Austen’s “Gothic parody.” Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers give the story an uncanny air, but one with a decidedly satirical twist. View more info

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Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin English Library: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281602

ISBN: 0140431020

Condition: Good


Reprint. Pages faintly toned. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings. The early epistolary novel Lady Susan depicts an unscrupulous coquette, toying with the affections of several men. In contrast, The Watsons is a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine -­ Emma -­ finds her marriage opportunities limited by poverty and pride. Meanwhile Sanditon, set in a seaside resort, offers a gl... View more info

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Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1984

Seller ID: 2297840

ISBN: 0553211374

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1984 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Jane Austen’s last completed novel, Persuasion is a delightful social satire of England’s landed gentry and a moving tale of lovers separated by class distinctions. After years apart, unmarried Anne Elliot, the heroine Jane Austen called “almost too good for me,” encounters the dashing naval officer others persuaded her to reject, as he now courts the rash and younger Louisa Musgrove. Superbly drawn, these characters and those of Anne’s prideful father, Sir Walter, the scheming Mrs. Clay, and t... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Wartime Edition, 1941 Printing)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1941

Seller ID: 2299152

Condition: Very Good


Wartime edition, 1941 printing. Laminate peeling, wrappers creased, ink name and address label on half-title page. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 399 pp. Complete and unabridged. Pride and Prejudice finds its motif by unconquerable pride, and the other blinded by prejudice. All of the characters are drawn with the humor, delicacy and intimate knowledge of men and women which are always found in Jane Austen, and are vividly brought to life under her unerring touch and incomparable genius. View more info

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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

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The Complete Works of Isaac Babel

By: Babel, Isaac; Babel, Nathalie; Constantine, Peter; Ozick, Cynthia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289210

ISBN: 0393048462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine publisher's slipcase. 2002 Hard Cover. 1072 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century?and the most revered short-story writer since Chekhov?Isaac Babel (1894-1940) left an extraordinary literary legacy that continues to grow, remarkably, more than sixty years after his death in Lubyanka Prison at the hands of Stalin's secret police. Despite Babel's celebrated stature?which had already been achieved during his lifetime?the whole of his work, owing to his arrest and the state of affairs in the... View more info

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Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2202217

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front hinge starting, rear board edge slightly bumped, ink name and date to front endpaper, pages toned. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 432 pp. A story of the hardy wood-choppers of Vermont, who founded their homes in the Adirondack wilderness. Eben, the hero, is a bachelor with an imagination that is a very wilderness of oddities. Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. Keywords: IRVING BACHELLER EBEN HOLDEN TALE OF NORTH COUNTRY VERMONT ADIRONDACK ... View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Excerpt from Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing 'Always, when our train went roaring into the quiet village, we used to look out of the car-window down across the river and a smooth stretch of fields into the edge of the little town. At a small, familiar opening in the shade trees, almost half a mile from the train, we never failed to see the ?icker of a white handkerchief. It signaled their welcome. And then - well, I doubt if any one may have in this w... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosop... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294860

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting on fore edge, a few minor scuffs. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially... View more info

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Whistle For Good Fortune: In which it is shown how six from six makes six and one to carry, with other riddles here and there along the way

By: Bailey, Margery

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198574

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1940 Hard Cover. 237 pp. 8vo. Children's book of vaguely nonsensical fables, with many illustrations by Alice B. Preston. View more info

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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, the Pursuit of Truth, and On Other Subjects.

By: Bailey, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1854

Seller ID: 2204495

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top edges of a few pages stained. 1854 Hard Cover. xii, 422, [4] pp. Samuel Bailey (5 July 1791 – 18 January 1870) was a British philosopher and writer. His first work, Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, published anonymously in 1821, attracted more attention than any of his other writings. A sequel to it appeared in 1829, Essays on the Pursuit of Truth. Between these two were Questions in Political Economy, Politics, Morals, &c. (1823), and a Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measure, and Causes of Value (1825), directed against the opinions of David Ricardo... View more info

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In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727

ISBN: 0802113648

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine slightly cocked, page ridges foxed. Jacket creased. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 478 pp. In her poetry, fiction, essays, and public statements, Laura Riding tackled Freud, feminism, communism, language and belief, sexuality, and the coming of age of the American dream. Her range of associations includes writers such as Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Now comes a brilliantly original biography of her life. 16 pages of photographs. View more info

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Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine, January 1935 - All-Star Christmas Issue (No. 583)

By: Baldwin, Faith; Delmar, Vina; La Farge, Oliver; Carrel, Bart; Tuckerman, Arthur; Brown, Royal; Kantor, MacKinlay; Cronin, A.J.; Runyon, Damon; Kyne, Peter B.; Brush, Katharine; Douglas, Lloyd C.; Corcoran, William; Rinehart, Mary Roberts; Hanighen, Frank

Price: $60.00

Publisher: International Magazine Company, Inc.: 1935

Seller ID: 2036634

Condition: Very Good


A few faint corner creases, closed tear on rear wrapper along spine base. 1935 Magazine. 170 pp. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2. John LaGatta illustration on front wrapper, Lucky Strike cigarette advertisement on rear wrapper. Color and black & white advertisements, photographs, and illustrations throughout. Cosmopolitan Magazine was founded in 1886, and purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1905, who merged it with another smaller publication he owned in 1925. It was called 'Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine' until 1952, the year after Hearst's death. During this period it publishe... View more info

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The Story of Roland

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 2294926

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, a few other small tears to jacket edges. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 347 pp. Here are related the daring feats and great exploits of Roland, worthiest of the barons of France in the time of Charlemagne, and those of Oliver and Reinold and Ogier the Dane, all heroes who were his companions in arms and who rivaled him in the number and greatness of their exploits. The story is culled from the works of song-writers and poets of five centuries and in as many languages. View more info

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Another Country

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1962

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2290972

Condition: Good


3rd printing. Boards lightly soiled, edges lightly foxed, jacket foxed and lightly toned with minor loss from corners, ink number on front endpaper. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436, [4] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Notes of a Native Son, whose works became an important part of dialogue in the United States during the Civil Rights Movement, advocating not only for African Americans, but for gays and bisexuals as well. Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artis... View more info

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Blue Lights; or, Hot Work in the Soudan: A Tale of a Soldier Life in Several of its Phases [Sudan]

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2008

Seller ID: 2297734

ISBN: 1934554065

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 397 pp. Miles Milton is a prodigal. He struggles with authority and, like the prodigal son in Scripture, must learn the lessons of life the hard way. Through a series of events, he joins the British army for the war in the Sudan, thinking he will experience the good life of adventure and proudly make his way in the world. However, the providential hand of God has prepared a course for young Miles whereby, through the adventures and experiences of life in the blazing heat of the Sudan and among the tribal cla... View more info

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Deep Down: A Tale of the Cornish Mines

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297735

ISBN: 1934554103

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 389 pp. In this heart-warming tale of love, life, laughter, and tragedy (with some smuggling thrown in), travel back in time to explore life set amongst the people living near the tin and copper mines of St. Just, Cornwall, in the mid-nineteenth century. During the mid-1860s, R.M. Ballantyne spent over three months living amongst the Cornish mineworkers of St. Just. There, amidst the dangers of the deep mines, a story of courage, contentment, and adversity takes place, encouraging young readers to be gratefu... View more info

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Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader: A Tale of the Pacific

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297736

ISBN: 1934554219

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 417 pp. On a small island in the heart of the Pacific, a colony of settlers receives a visit from a mysterious man known as the Sandal-Wood trader. Some say he s a pirate while others believe he is exactly what he claims a harmless trader. Join Henry, Bumpus, Reverend Mason, and a host of other memorable characters as they unravel the mystery of who this trader really is. Are the settlers about to be robbed and destroyed? Or, is this man s assistance necessary for the survival of the colony? While working th... View more info

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The Giant of the North: Pokings Round the Pole

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297737

ISBN: 1934554057

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411 pp. This is the tale of a giant Eskimo named Screekinbroot, also called Chingatok. Journey with Ballantyne's young heroes into the frozen tundra and icy waters of the North Pole regions for encounters with Eskimo peoples, and learn about their life and the inherent daily adventures of the Arctic. View more info

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The Gorilla Hunters: A Tale of the Wilds of Africa

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297738

ISBN: 1934554022

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378 pp. In this exciting sequel to The Coral Island, R.M. Ballantyne continues the story of Ralph Rover, Jack Martin, and Peterkin Gay who, after their return to England for rest from their South Seas adventures, are now intent on joining the great hunters in Africa for a journey to the interior of the Dark Continent. In the course of their safari adventures, Ralph, Jack, and Peterkin fight with savages, hunt elephants and gorillas, and visit native tribes. Peterkin gets thrown by a wild African buffalo, and... View more info

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Hunted and Harried: A Tale of the Scottish Covenenters

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297739

ISBN: 1934554030

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. In the second half of the seventeenth century, the Scottish Kirk was in direct conflict with the King of England. By 1666, the king s soldiers were given lists of the names of the Scottish Covenanters by the curates, who then hunted them down and persecuted them. This is the story of Will Wallace, a young man in the service of the King who is tasked with searching for Andrew Black, a defiant Protestant. But Will soon joins Black as a follower of Christ and becomes one of the hunted and harried himsel... View more info

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Martin Rattler: Adventures of a Boy in the Forests of Brazil

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297740

ISBN: 1934554049

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 259 pp. Martin Rattler is the story of a mischievous young boy with a good heart. By mistake, he winds up on the ship Firefly with his friend Barney O Flannagan, headed to the South Seas. Escaping pirates and surviving a shipwreck, the two explore South America in one frolicking adventure after another. A thoroughly delightful read, you will follow these young adventurers as they canoe down the Amazon, narrowly escape an alligator, eat an anaconda and turtle s eggs, and encounter a decidedly hostile band of ... View more info

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The Pirate City: An Algerine Tale

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297741

ISBN: 1934554073

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Light smudge on rear board. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 377 pp. The Pirate City is a story about the Algerian pirates who were the scourge of the Mediterranean sea during the early to mid-1800s. They would plunder the ships of other sovereign nations, and as a result were a wealthy little city-state until their demise in the Barbary War. In this tale, set during the heyday of the pirates, a merchant and his sons Mariano and Lucien are captured aboard their trading vessel and taken as prisoners to the pirate capital of Algiers. Follow their adventur... View more info

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Red Rooney; or, The Last of the Crew

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Vision Forum, Inc.: 2009

Seller ID: 2297742

ISBN: 1934554081

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 408 pp. This story opens in the Arctic Circle as young Red Rooney embarks on a voyage from Greenland. His adventures begin when his boat is crushed by ice and sinks, and he is left on the ice to perish until an Eskimo named Okiok finds him. Living with the Eskimos, Red experiences first-hand the spiritual battle between the Angekok (false priest) and Christian missionaries. Written to show life among the Greenland and Arctic Eskimos, Ballantyne gives readers a glimpse into the pagan lifestyle of these native... View more info