Shadow of the Hunter
by Richard K. Nelson
University of Chicago Press, 1983
Paper: 978-0-226-57180-5 | Cloth: 978-0-226-57179-9
Library of Congress Classification E99.E7N44
Dewey Decimal Classification 970.00497

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Shadow of the Hunter is a collection of stories based upon Richard Nelson's experiences in an Eskimo village of the Tareogmiut, or "people of the sea." The stories follow a group of hunters and their families through the cycle of an arctic year. Each chapter takes the reader into a different realm of the Eskimo world—from the quiet moments of families in far-flung camps to the intensity and passion of the hunt; from the times of fear and danger to those of security, triumph, and celebration.

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