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A Discovery of Strangers - Wiebe, Rudy
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A Discovery of Strangers tells of the meeting of two civilizations - the first encounter of the nomadic Dene people with Europeans - in an imaginative reconstruction of John Franklin's first map-making expedition in 1819--21 in what is now the Northwest Territories. At the heart of the novel is a love story between twenty-two-year-old midshipman Robert Hood, the Franklin expedition's artist, and a fifteen-year-old Yellowknife girl known to the British as Greenstockings. A national bestseller, published also in Germany and ...

A Discovery of Strangers 1995, Vintage Books Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780394280837

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A Discovery of Strangers 1994, Knopf Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780394280509