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A Northern Christmas

Rockwell Kent

Publication Year: 1998

First published in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent with his 9-year old son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a remote Alaskan Island. Published here in its original format, with Kent's striking illustrations, this charming keepsake edition is sure to delight a new generation of readers.

Published by: Wesleyan University Press


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At age thirty-six, the New York artist found himself with his nine-year-old son on Fox Island at the entrance to Resurrection Bay, about twelve miles south of Seward, Alaska. This was no romantic retreat for an artist in search of peace and beauty but rather ...

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To Everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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The south coast of the mainland of Alaska is a wilderness of spruce-clad mountains whose outlying, isolated peaks are islands. On one of these we lived, a father and his eight-year son. We lived ...

Menu: Fox Island, Christmas, 1918

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E-ISBN-13: 9780819572066
Print-ISBN-13: 9780819563620

Page Count: 40
Illustrations: 17 drawings.
Publication Year: 1998

OCLC Number: 48139915
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  • Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971.
  • Artists -- United States -- Biography.
  • Renard Island (Alaska) -- Description and travel.
  • Christmas -- Alaska -- Renard Island.
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