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The Resource The prophets of Eternal Fjord, Kim Leine ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken

The prophets of Eternal Fjord, Kim Leine ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken

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The prophets of Eternal Fjord
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The prophets of Eternal Fjord
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Kim Leine ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken
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Eternal Fjord
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  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
"Idealistic, misguided Morten Falck is a newly ordained priest sailing to Greenland in 1787 to convert the Inuit to the Danish church. A rugged outpost battered by unremittingly harsh winters, Sukkertoppen is simmering with the threat of dissent: natives from neighboring villages have unified to reject Danish rule and establish their own settlement atop Eternal Fjord. As Falck becomes involved with those in his care--his ambitious catechist, a lonely trader's wife, and a fatalistic widow he comes to love--his faith and reputation are compromised"--
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Title
The prophets of Eternal Fjord
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Summary
The award-winning, internationally best-selling saga of a Greenlandic community torn apart by the forces of colonialism--appearing in English at last.
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Award
ALA Notable Book, 2016.
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10433138
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DLC
Dewey number
839.813/8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT8177.22.E47
LC item number
P7613 2015
Literary form
fiction
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adult
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Kim Leine ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken
The prophets of Eternal Fjord, Kim Leine ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken

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