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Beyond the Clapping Mountains

Charles E. Gillham

Beyond the Clapping Mountains

Eskimo stories from Alaska.

by Charles E. Gillham

  • 225 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimos -- Legends,
  • Eskimos -- Alaska

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrations by Chanimun.
    GenreLegends.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16603989M

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Kidder notes that the average hospital in Massachusetts serves aboutpeople a year. Although Farmer ’s facilities in Haiti serve about the same number, they do so with a tiny fraction of the budget. Farmer continues his work in Haiti thanks to private donations, as well as some of his own money.

Inthe Macarthur Foundation awarded him a “genius grant” ofdollars. Mountains that clapped together -- How the sea gulls learned to fly -- Mr. Crow takes a wife -- How the little owl's name was changed -- Crow and the whale -- Mouse and the flea -- How Mr.

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In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the /5(). Book has backward lean.

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