The Chukchi Bible

The Chukchi Bible


via the prestigious writer of A Dream in Polar Fog, a suite of the myths and tales of Yuri Rytkheu’s family that's instantly a relocating heritage of the Chukchi those who inhabit the northern beaches of the Bering Sea and a gorgeous cautionary story rife with clash, human drama, and humor. We meet great characters: Nau, the mummy of the human race; Rau, her half-whale husband; and Rytkheu’s personal grandfather, fated to be an intrepid tourist, far-ranging whaler, dwelling ethnographic convey, and the final shaman of Uelen. The Chukchi Bible strikes via substantial Arctic tundra, sea, and sky – and to locations deep inside of ourselves—introducing readers, in shiny prose, to a unprecedented mythology and a resilient humans.

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