Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins
Kabloona is a book by French adventurer Gontran de Poncins, written in collaboration with Lewis Galantiere, first published in English in 1941. It recounts Poncin's solo unsupported journey in the Canadian Arctic near King William Island, Canada, where he lived with the Inuit (in those days, still generally called the Eskimos) for about 15 months during the period 1938 to late 1939. Poncins was a French aristocratic count in his late thirties. The book contains many drawings by the author and 10 pages of black-and-white photographs, and it is considered a classic in travel literature and anthropology.
The 1126th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 84th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)