Books: Brother Eskimos

INUK (322 pp.)—Roger Bullard—Far-rar, Straus & Young ($3.50).

As a Roman Catholic schoolboy in Burgundy, Roger Buliard dreamed of an adventurous life in the service of Christ. The dream became a dedication. Roger Buliard entered the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, studied seven years for the priesthood, and at last got a mission station at Coppermine, an Eskimo settlement within the Arctic Circle in the Canadian northwest. For 15 years he roamed the Arctic, forming small congregations, studying Eskimo life and manners, gradually falling in love with the place. Inuk (Eskimo for "I...

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