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 This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland

by Gretel Ehrlich

"Starting in 1910, the Danish-Inuit explorer Knud Rasmussen made seven major expeditions through Greenland and the polar north. While he mapped and botanized, he also collected the folklore of the native Inuit. Eighty-five years later, the writer and poet Gretel Ehrlich traveled through Greenland with a similar modus operandi. Ehrlich has written a stunning portrait of a people and the landscape that shaped them." -- New York Times Book Review