This translation from the Noregian brings us a steady, rapidly moving adventure. In Oslo, Anders, who is in his late teens,...

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SEAL HUNTER

This translation from the Noregian brings us a steady, rapidly moving adventure. In Oslo, Anders, who is in his late teens, works in a machine shop- from which he is unfortunately fired over a misunderstanding. Youthfully indignant, Anders runs off without his parents' consent and joins his Uncle Jon who captains a sealer in the North Seas and gives Anders a summer job as mess boy. Following adventures in the icebound seal country include a night spent on an iceberg with a polar bear, as well as all the things Anders learns that qualify him to return as a real hunter next time. Straightforward, unassuming, informative.

Pub Date: Nov. 14, 1955

ISBN: 1104845237

Page Count: -

Publisher: Coward-McCann

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1955