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Moments Rightly Placed: A an Aleutian Memoir

Hudson, Ray

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ISBN 10: 0945397496 / ISBN 13: 9780945397496
Editorial: Epicenter Press, 1998
Usado Condición: Fair
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Título: Moments Rightly Placed: A an Aleutian Memoir

Editorial: Epicenter Press

Año de publicación: 1998

Condición del libro:Fair

Edición: 1St Edition.

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Along a thousand-mile chain of treeless and windswept islands, Unalaska is perched at the end of the world, or, as some prefer to say, the beginning. In 1964, Ray Hudson, 22, landed in Unalaska village with a brand-new college degree, eager to teach. The Aleuts had seen many outsiders who had come but seldom stayed more than a year. Yet Hudson was no short-timer. Captivated by Unalaska and the history and traditions of its enduring people, he stayed. As the years passed--one, then five, ten, then twenty--he was embraced by his Aleut neighbors, sharing their celebrations and tragedies, teaching their children, exploring their language, and, much to their surprise, learning their delicate art of grass basketry. Ray Hudsons intimate memoir weaves together landscape and language, storytelling and silence, ancient mythology and day-to-day village life. Ultimately he pays homage to the people he came to teach, and who, in the end, were his teachers.

About the Author:

Ray Hudson lived in the Aleutian Islands from 1964 to 1992, and there his heart remains, though he now lives in Middlebury, Vermont, with his wife Shelly. The award-wining teacher continues to research and write on topics related to the islands.

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