Under The Glacier

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Under The Glacier

Author : Halldor Laxness
ISBN : 9780307429889
Genre : Fiction
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Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness’s Under the Glacier is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, a wryly provocative novel at once earthy and otherworldly. At its outset, the Bishop of Iceland dispatches a young emissary to investigate certain charges against the pastor at Snæfells Glacier, who, among other things, appears to have given up burying the dead. But once he arrives, the emissary finds that this dereliction counts only as a mild eccentricity in a community that regards itself as the center of the world and where Creation itself is a work in progress. What is the emissary to make, for example, of the boarded-up church? What about the mysterious building that has sprung up alongside it? Or the fact that Pastor Primus spends most of his time shoeing horses? Or that his wife, Ua (pronounced “ooh-a,” which is what men invariably sputter upon seeing her), is rumored never to have bathed, eaten, or slept? Piling improbability on top of improbability, Under the Glacier overflows with comedy both wild and deadpan as it conjures a phantasmagoria as beguiling as it is profound.
Category: Fiction

Glacier Bay National Park Boundary Adjustment Act Of 1998

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
ISBN : PURD:32754068925779
Genre : Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (Alaska)
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Category: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (Alaska)

Ice Age Lost

Author : Gwen Schultz
ISBN : 0385057598
Genre : Glacial epoch
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Photographically illustrated account of the Ice Age and glaciology, and speculation on possible environmental changes that could occur in the future.
Category: Glacial epoch

Brady Glacier Bay

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
ISBN : PSU:000047043435
Genre : Fishery management
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Category: Fishery management

The Living Age

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ISBN : UCAL:B2895085
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The Journal Of Science

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044048668644
Genre : Science
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Category: Science