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Review of 'Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, A Sacred Tradition'

Review of 'Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, A Sacred Tradition'

Hess succeeds in giving us a portrait of a world we'd probably never know otherwise, but I think his real achievement is not so much his words and pictures as his courage, sensitivity and endurance. He simply hung in, and in the end he got the job done. Henry Stanley would have understood.

Donald Dale Jackson is a writer who is based in Connecticut.

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