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travels from the north in a sleigh drawn by tiny flying reindeer with 'dainty hooves'. ... though he may have known of a Finnish legend concerning 'Old Man Winter', who drove his reindeer down from the mountains, bringing snow with him.

Author: Roger Highfield

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781474602723

Category: Humor

Page: 352

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How does snow form? Why are we always depressed after Christmas? How does Santa manage to deliver all those presents in one night? (He has, in fact, little over two ten-thousandths of a second to get between each of the 842 million households he must visit.) This book contains information on how drugs might make us see flying reindeer, how pollution is affecting the shape of Christmas trees, and the intriguing correlation between the length of our Christmas card list and brain size.
2015-09-24 By Roger Highfield

A reindeer, a staple of Christmas stories, seemed the natural choice, with the added bonus that his daughter Barbara “loved the deer down at the zoo.”33 Other decisions required more thought. May was inspired by the tale of “The Ugly ...

Author: Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

Publisher: University Press of New England

ISBN: 9781611689754

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Ronald D. Lankford has written the definitive history of this iconic and much-loved Christmas character. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was the creation of Robert May, a staff copywriter who wrote the original poem as a Montgomery Ward Christmas giveaway in 1939. More than 2.4 million copies were printed and given away that holiday season. Thus the legend began. Johnny Marks adapted the poem into what would become the Gene Autry hit "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," which instantly became - and still remains - one of the most popular Christmas songs of all time. The legend of Rudolph soared even higher with the Rankin/Bass stop-motion television special in 1964, which has gone on to inspire a cottage industry of toys and decorative items. In this festive and informed look at the most famous reindeer of all, Lankford discusses all of Rudolph's iterations, including comic books, sequels, advertising tie-ins, movies, and much more. Lankford has produced the first complete history of Rudolph that both celebrates and explains the undying popularity of Rudolph and his friends. The result is both a glowing tribute and a rigorously researched biography that will appeal to fans and lovers of classic American holiday culture.
2016-10-04 By Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

I am happy to say we have not any in England . poor deer is glad to run anywhere . ... When the mosquitoes bite him , the In the winter , the flies go away , and then the Lapp drives his reindeer down to the plain .

Author: Mary Kirby

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN2FYA

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Page: 302

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1869 By Mary Kirby

They are obliged to wander up and down the country . Sometimes they are in the mountains , and sometimes in ... When the mosquitoes bite him , the poor deer is glad to run anywhere . ... the Lapp drives his reindeer down to the plain .

Author: MARY AND ELIZABETH KIRBY

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While resting I watched the weary reindeer eating snow as fast as they could . The way by which we were to ... When everything was ready Pehr looked back and gave the signal , and started his reindeer down the hill in a zigzag course .

Author: Paul Belloni Du Chaillu

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044100871425

Category: Finland

Page: 544

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But you will observe that if we thus bring the reindeer down to recent times , we create the strongest presumption , without going further , that his contemporary in palæolithic times , the mammoth , cannot be a > > * * Brit . Quar .

Author: James Cocke Southall

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015070320422

Category: Human beings

Page: 58

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Our next business was to get the buck down to the water , but this was no easy task . We fetched our “ ski , ' made a kind of sledge by laying them all side by side , and put the reindeer on the top . Then we harnessed ourselves and ...

Author: Fridtjof Nansen

Publisher: London : Longmans, Green

ISBN: UOM:39015035970485

Category: Arctic regions

Page: 452

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Story of the expedition that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888.
1890 By Fridtjof Nansen

Author: Jerry McGahan

Publisher: IPG

ISBN: 9781936182787

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

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In this debut short story collection from Jerry McGahan, nature in all its fascinating, perplexing, and maddening varieties intercedes with the complex yearnings, courtings, departings, and returnings of the human characters who inhabit the fringes of wilderness in contemporary Montana. Comprised of short fiction selected over a 20-year period, The Deer Walking Upside Down invites readers into a world where hard work and an abiding respect for all things wild inform the lives of this rural paradise, yet not without a price. As men and women reconcile passion and inclination, love and the wreckage of aging, there is always work to be done: fences to be repaired, hives to be tended to, livestock to be fed, and loves to be fostered. Steeped in the tradition of Jim Harrison and Tom McGuane, this collection marks the arrival of a distinct voice in the contemporary Western literary landscape.
2015-07-01 By Jerry McGahan

Agassiz admits the continuance of this great deer down to the fourteenth century to be " probable . " At the meeting of the Boston Society of Natural History in 1868 , he said that Brandt had proved from an examination of ancient ...

Author: James Cocke Southall

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044019554849

Category: Archaeology

Page: 626

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The leader of the first sledge hurried his reindeer down the precipitous bank , and drove away upon the ice to seek a more convenient descent ; but as he did not return , the other guide likewise left me to look after his companion ...

Author: Georg Hartwig

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ISBN: HARVARD:HNUN57

Category: Antarctic peoples

Page: 548

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1886 By Georg Hartwig