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Consumption: A Novel

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In Rankin Inlet, a small town bordering the Arctic Ocean, the lives of the Inuit are gradually changing. The caribou and seals are no longer plentiful, and Western commerce has come to the community through a proposed diamond mine. Victoria Robertson wakes to a violent storm, her three children stirring in the dark. ... Thus the reader enters into the modern contradictions of the Arctic- walrus meat and convenience food, midnight sun and 24-hour satellite TV, dog teams and diamond mines- and into the heart of Victoria's internal exile. Born on the tundra in the 1950s, Victoria knows nothing but the nomadic life of the Inuit until, at the age of ten, she is diagnosed with tuberculosis and evacuated to a southern sanitarium.

Condition: SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page, dustjacket somewhat shelfworn, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

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Signed by author
Author(s):
Patterson, Kevin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0679314377
ISBN-13:
9780679314370
Number of pages:
394
Publisher:
Random House Canada
Title:
Consumption: A Novel

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In Rankin Inlet, a small town bordering the Arctic Ocean, the lives of the Inuit are gradually changing. The caribou and seals are no longer plentiful, and Western commerce has come to the community through a proposed diamond mine. Victoria Robertson wakes to a violent storm, her three children stirring in the dark. ... Thus the reader enters into the modern contradictions of the Arctic- walrus meat and convenience food, midnight sun and 24-hour satellite TV, dog teams and diamond mines- and into the heart of Victoria's internal exile. Born on the tundra in the 1950s, Victoria knows nothing but the nomadic life of the Inuit until, at the age of ten, she is diagnosed with tuberculosis and evacuated to a southern sanitarium.

Condition: SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page, dustjacket somewhat shelfworn, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Patterson, Kevin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0679314377
ISBN-13:
9780679314370
Number of pages:
394
Publisher:
Random House Canada
Title:
Consumption: A Novel

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