An African in Greenland
For ten years TÃÂ©tÃÂ©-Michel Kpomassie, originally from Togo, worked his way north to Greenland, hoping to live among the Inuit. His eventual success & what he found when he got there form the basis of this account.
TÃÂ©tÃÂ©-Michel Kpomassie was a teenager in Togo when he discovered a book about Greenland-and knew that he must go there. Working his way north over nearly a decade, Kpomassie finally arrived in the country of his dreams. This brilliantly observed and superbly entertaining record of his adventures among the Inuit is a testament both to the wonderful strangeness of the human species and to the surprising sympathies that bind us all.
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