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10 edition of In a far country found in the catalog.

In a far country

the true story of a mission, a marriage, a murder, and the remarkable reindeer rescue in 1898.

by Taliaferro, John

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lopp, William Thomas, -- 1864-1939,
  • Lopp, Ellen Louise Kittredge, -- 1868-1947,
  • Bear (Ship),
  • Whaling ships -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point -- History -- 19th century,
  • Reindeer -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point -- History -- 19th century,
  • Missionaries -- Alaska -- Prince of Wales, Cape -- Biography,
  • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Prince of Wales, Cape -- History -- 19th century,
  • Barrow, Point (Alaska) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prince of Wales, Cape (Alaska) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF912.B2 T35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18495414M
    ISBN 101586482211
    ISBN 109781586482213
    LC Control Number2006009159
    OCLC/WorldCa65425755

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