In A Place Beyond, Nick Jans leads us into his afounda homeathe Eskimo village of Ambler, Alaska, and the vast wilderness around it. In his powerful essays, the rhythms of daily arctic life blend with high adventureacamping among wolves, traveling with IApupiat hunters, witnessing the Kobuk River at breakup. The poignancy of a village funeral comes to life, hordes of mosquitoes whine against a tent, a grizzly stands etched against the snowajust a sampling of the images and events rendered in Janas transparent, visual prose. Moments of humor are offset by haunting insights, and by thoughtful reflections on contemporary IApupiat culture, making A Place Beyond a book to savor.After two seasons of serious useaanywhere from four to ten thousand milesa they start falling apart. ... snapped throttle cable, broken choke lever, and dead battery on the ATV; splintered rails on one sled, cracked hitch on another; shot idleranbsp;...
|Title||:||A Place Beyond|
|Publisher||:||Graphic Arts Books - 2012-11-15|