Download e-book for kindle: A Boy of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews

By Miriam Toews

ISBN-10: 0307375609

ISBN-13: 9780307375605

Lifestyles in Winnipeg didn’t pass as deliberate for Knute and her daughter. yet residing again in Algren together with her mom and dad and dealing for the longtime mayor, Hosea Funk, has its personal demanding situations: Knute unearths herself combined up with Hosea’s makes an attempt to accomplish his dream of assembly the leading Minister — no matter if that implies conserving the town’s inhabitants at a fair 1500. Bringing to lifestyles small-town Canada and all its larger-than-life characters, A Boy of excellent Breeding is a big-hearted, hilarious novel approximately checking out the place you belong.

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Il est quant à lui non seulement le plus grand des ours, mais aussi le plus grand des prédateurs vivant sur terre. On le rencontre surtout dans les montagnes Rocheuses. Il est considéré comme un animal extrêmement dangereux. L’ours polaire. Très grand ours qui vit loin au nord, il est un puissant nageur et un grand chasseur de phoques. L’ours polaire est tout aussi dangereux que le grizzli. Le lynx. Ce gros chat dont les oreilles se terminent par une touffe de poils noirs est un grand chasseur de lièvres.

La frontière orientale du Yukon et la frontière occidentale du Nunavut enserrent les Territoires du Nord-Ouest. Environ 43 000 personnes y vivent, principalement des Autochtones dont la moitié sont Amérindiens ou Inuits et l’autre moitié anglophone ou francophone vivant dans de petites communautés. Yellowknife en est la capitale. S’ajoute, depuis avril 1999, le Nunavut, avec sa capitale Iqaluit. Ce troisième territoire, d’une population de 31 000 habitants essentiellement inuite, a été retranché des Territoires du Nord-Ouest.

L’organisation sociale du loup est complexe puisque chacun des membres de la meute occupe un rang bien déterminé. Le loup dominant porte la queue en l’air, mange le premier et est le seul à disposer du droit de se reproduire. Le loup s’approche rarement de l’être humain. La mouffette rayée. Pourvu d’un pelage noir traversé par une bande blanche allant du museau jusqu’au bout de la queue, ce petit mammifère est surtout connu pour sa technique de défense assez particulière. La mouffette rayée possède deux glandes remplies d’un liquide malodorant dont elle peut, en cas d’attaque, asperger ses adversaires.

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