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The People Of The Deer (First Installment, The Atlantic January, 1952) by  Farley Mowat - Paperback - First magazine appearance - 1952 - from Town's End Books and Biblio.co.uk

The People Of The Deer (First Installment, The Atlantic January, 1952)

by Mowat, Farley

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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1952. First magazine appearance. Near fine in illustrated paper covered wraps. This issue constitutes volume 189, number 1 of The Atlantic Monthly magazine. Without a dust jacket as issued. The cover art is of Farley Moat done by Mimi Korach depicting the young author sitting atop a rock in the Barren Lands of northern Canada wearing a parka, boots and behind him is a herd of caribou. This is a seven page (page 31 to 37), first installment and the first appearance of Farley Mowat's first book: The People Of The Deer.

A classic account of the degradation of a tribe of Canadian Indians focuses on the fate of the Ihalmiut people of Northern Canada who suffered cultural decline, food shortages, and outside exploitation throughout the twentieth century. 



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