In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun

In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun


  • Author : Harald Gaski
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015053767482


In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun Book Description :

This is the first extensive anthology of contemporary Sami literature in English. The Sami are the indigenous people inhabiting Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia's Kola Peninsula. Twenty-one authors from all four countries are represented with poetry, short stories and excerpts from novels. Many of the authors are award-winners, and some have been included in Nordic and international collections. The readers will be introduced to a variety of themes and experiences, from wolves attacking a reindeer herd to river boat rafting and the making of a shaman drum, from the most tender love poems in Arctic surroundings to the bitter realities in the everyday life of a suppressed minority. The text reflects Sami resilience and selfhood, and expresse...

Stories of the Midnight Sun

Stories of the Midnight Sun


  • Author : Daniel Hunt
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595335480


Stories of the Midnight Sun Book Description :

An excerpt from Stories of the Midnight Sun Tom moved to take the lead and Father Michael followed, nearly at his side. They cautiously moved down the slope under the shadow of bare trees whose branches rose above them like the hands of desperate petitioners imploring the moon. The footprints were closer together, and it appeared to Tom as if the left leg of the woman had been somehow injured, for it drug in the snow. He was surprised not to find a trail of blood. No blood. No blood. It seemed so odd to him. The whole night seemed steeped in a dream, a nonsensical play that had no rhyme or reason. What had happened to the woman? Why had she not simply rung the doorbell? Why had she turned away from the barn? Why run into the night, away from warmth a...

Under the Midnight Sun  The Heart of Alaska Book  3
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Under the Midnight Sun The Heart of Alaska Book 3


  • Author : Tracie Peterson
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493417308


Under the Midnight Sun The Heart of Alaska Book 3 Book Description :

Tayler Hale is ahead of her time as one of the first women naturalists. She has always loved adventure and the great outdoors, and her remote job location also helps keep her away from the clutches of the man to whom she once made a foolish promise. It seems she must keep running, however, and in secret, her boss from Yellowstone arranges for a new job . . . in Alaska. The popular Curry Hotel continues to thrive in 1929 as more visitors come to Alaska and venture into the massive national park surrounding Denali. Recent graduate Thomas Smith has returned to the hotel and the people he considers family. But when a woman naturalist comes to fill the open position and he must work with her, everything becomes complicated. The summer brings unexpected gu...

Midnight Sun
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Midnight Sun


  • Author : Stephenie Meyer
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316592253


Midnight Sun Book Description :

It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly anticipated companion: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella's side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward's version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun. This unforgettable tale as told through Edward's eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has experienced in all his years as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward's past and the complexity of his inne...

The Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun


  • Author : Cecilia Ekbäck
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443452076


The Midnight Sun Book Description :

From the acclaimed author of Wolf Winter comes a new historical crime novel with all the intrigue and atmosphere of Burial Rites and the suspense of The Tenderness of Wolves. Taking place a hundred years after the shocking events of Wolf Winter in the same haunting territory, In the Month of the Midnight Sun is set in high summer, under the searing light of a sun that never quite sets. Sweden, 1855. “Worst thing I ever saw...” The Minister of Justice has received a disturbing message. There’s been a massacre on one of Lapland's mountains: a priest, a law enforcement officer, and a local settler have been slaughtered by one of the indigenous Sami people. The murderer is in custody, but he refuses to talk. The Minister dispatches his son-in-law, ...

Midnight Sun
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Midnight Sun


  • Author : Lisa Tawn Bergren
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2010-03-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307553423


Midnight Sun Book Description :

KAATJE JANSSEN--Desperate to know if her missing husband still lives, Kaatje hires the rugged, yet tenderhearted James Walker to guide her through the perils of the Alaskan wilderness. What she finally discovers, however, is far from what she expected--and could well place her in the greatest danger of her life. ELSA RAMSTAD--As captain of the Majestic and mother of Kristian and Eve, Elsa has sought to ease the ache of her lonely heart. Forever changed by loss, she accepts her fate of solitude. But when an old friend rekindles the spark of romance within her, will she allow the flames of love to burn again? TORA ANDERS--Her foolish youth behind her, Tora looks forward to her wedding and a fresh start in life as the wife of her beloved, Trent Storm. B...

Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun


  • Author : Sean Michael Flynn
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-07-20
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429973978


Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun Book Description :

"In New York City, a Cheechako (chee CHA-ko) would be the kid who just fell off the turnip truck. No street smarts. A pink windbreaker. A subway map sticking from his back pocket...In Alaska, a Cheechako is even easier to spot. He's the guy with his tongue stuck to a metal pole. A tenderfoot. A greenhorn." Land of the Radioactive Midnight Sun is the story of Lt. Sean Michael Flynn as he tries to survive his first year in Alaska. With romantic notions of Jack London and Bush piloting, Lt. Flynn requests a transfer to Eielson Air Force Base outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. He is a bit unnerved at how easy the transfer goes through. From a rugby game on a frozen river to living across from Santa's Village to random moose attacks to soaring over the Bush in...

Midnight s Sun

Midnight s Sun


  • Author : Garry Kilworth
  • Publisher : Gateway
  • Release Date : 2013-02-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780575114319


Midnight s Sun Book Description :

'The wolf Meshiska gave birth to five cubs on the night before full moon. Outside the den a storm was lashing the spruce trees. The sky and the land had become part of each other: a scatterwind night swirling with fragments of black and white. Snow became darkness and darkness snow, and any creature lost between the two found a rock or a tree and lay down beside it, to wait until the world had formed again.' Into this bleak landscape, Athaba is born, a young wolf destined for great adventure. Exiled from his pack for breaking its rigid codes of behaviour and showing too much imagination, Athaba becomes a 'raven wolf', a lonely scavenger living on scraps and his wits. Survival in the icy wastes is hard and dangerous without the comfort and protection ...

Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun


  • Author : Peter Wilks
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2008-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781906221843


Midnight Sun Book Description :

When a mysterious experiment conducted by an eccentric genius goes wrong, his home is destroyed. The unstable energies created by the explosion create a portal that drags a passing bus, and its passengers, inside into a harsh and forbidding parallel world. Their presence awakens a terror the shadows that had lay dormant for centuries....