The story of Comock the Eskimo
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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


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Statementas told to Robert Flaherty
The Physical Object
Pagination90p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24963893M

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The story of Comock the Eskimo, (A Fawcett premier book) [Comock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The story of Comock the Eskimo, (A Fawcett premier book)Author: Comock. In , on the edge of the North American frontier Robert Flaherty was there on a hunting expedition. Flaherty, an American-born prospector and a pioneer filmmaker, chanced to see the landing of an overcrowded, leaking, sealskin vessel, that held an Inuit hunter named Comock, his wife & their 11 children, this is their story/5. Comock: The True Story Of An Eskimo Hunter Hardcover – January 3, by Robert Joseph Flaherty (Contributor) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(3). With all the skill of the great documentary filmmaker he would later become, Flaherty recorded Comock s story and here retells it in the hunter s own voice. A classic of oral literature, a kind of real-life Eskimo folk tale of cunning, ingenuity, and daring, Comock was originally published to critical acclaim in

Get this from a library! Comock: the true story of an Eskimo hunter who survived with his family for ten years on an otherwise deserted island, returning to the mainland only by great ingenuity & daring. [Comock.; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Edmund Carpenter] -- In , the village of Cape Wolstenholme, on Hudson Bay, was the northernmost edge of the North American frontier. With all the skill of the great documentary filmmaker he would later become, Flaherty recorded Comock’s story and retells it in the hunter’s own voice. A classic of oral literature, a kind of real-life Eskimo folk tale of cunning, ingenuity, and daring, Comock was originally published to critical acclaim in Comock: The True Story of an Eskimo Hunter avg rating — 5 ratings — published — 3 editions Want to Read saving /5. An oversize book of Art on the art of the Inuit, a presentation of some of the works of Art produced in the far North. with a commentary and pictures by Edmund Carpenter, Frederick Varley and Robert Flaherty. a very good book. Used but in good condition, no dust jacket, about pages. Seller Inventory #

(His epic struggle with the ""big seal,"" for example, is here only a routine procedure.) For Nanook, then, see the movie; for an affecting Eskimo documentary in book form, see Flaherty's own Story of Comock the Eskimo (), a first person account illustrated with genuine Eskimo sketches. In the Middle, Qitinganituk: The Eskimo Today by Carpenter, Edmund, and Williams, Stephen G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Lewis Carroll Shelf Award was an American literary award conferred on several books annually by the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education annually from to Award-winning books were deemed to "belong on the same shelf" as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, having enough of the qualities of his work. paper are the outstanding feature of this picture book. The story. line is an old one: hunting is bad so an Eskimo family must leave their traditional way of life to seek employment in the city. Wiesenthal, Eleanor and Ted. Let's Find Out About Eskimos. Pictures by Allan Eitzen. Watts, P Gr. K This is a fair portrait of the modern.