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The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic

The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic

Edward Beauclerk Maurice


At 16, Edward Beauclerk Maurice unexpectedly signed up with the Hudson's Bay corporation -- the corporate of Gentleman Adventurers -- and ended up at an remoted buying and selling publish within the Canadian Arctic, the place there has been no conversation with the surface global and just one send arrived every year. yet he was once now not by myself. The Inuit those that traded there taught him tips to music polar bears, construct igloos, and live on ferocious wintry weather storms. He realized their language and have become thoroughly immersed of their tradition, incomes the identify Issumatak, which means “he who thinks.”

In The final Gentleman Adventurer, Edward Beauclerk Maurice relates his tale of coming of age within the Arctic and transports the reader to a time and a lifestyle now misplaced forever.

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