Books: Of Bears & Men

TOP OF THE WORLD (236 pp.)—Hans Ruesch—Harper ($2.75).

The first white man's camp that Eskimo Ernenek ever saw on his hunting grounds in the Canadian Arctic made Ernenek tremble with curiosity. He decided to load his wife Asiak and the kids on his dog sled and pay the explorers a visit.

The visit was disillusioning. When Ernenek followed the old Eskimo custom of rummaging through his hosts' baggage somebody rapped him sharply across the knuckles. Then somebody else offered him whisky, a drink that made him miserably hot, so he decided that white men...

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