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By Rockwell Kent

First released in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent together with his 9-year previous son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a distant Alaskan Island. released right here in its unique structure, with Kent's awesome illustrations, this fascinating souvenir variation is certain to please a brand new iteration of readers.

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Christmas is right upon us now. To-night the cranberries stew on the stove. Friday, December Twentieth The beautiful snow is fast going under the falling rain! With only five more days before Christmas it is probable we'll have little if any snow on the ground then. A snowless Christmas in Alaska! This day was as uneventful as could be. Part of the morning was consumed in putting a new handle into the sledge hammer. It was Page 21 too dark to paint long, hardly an hour of daylight. These days slip by so easily and with so little accomplished!

P. Putnam's Sons, New York. Grateful acknowledgement is made of the publisher's courtesy.

Cm. Originally published: New York : American Artists Group, 1941.  Kent, Rockwell, 18821971.  ArtistsUnited StatesBiography.  Renard Island (Alaska)Description and travel.  Title. " 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. " It was to be no easy quest. Lars Olson, a seventy-one-year-old Swede and Alaskan pioneer who ran a goat and fox farm on the island, welcomed the Kents by of- Page 6 fering them an old goat shed.

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