Playing Dead

A Contemplation Concerning the Arctic

By (author) Rudy Weibe
Categories: Nature
Series: Landmark Edition
Publisher: NeWest Press
Paperback : 9781896300672, 160 pages, September 2003


Playing Dead: A Contemplation Concerning the Arctic, by two- Governor General’ Award- Rudy Wiebe, is the first book in NeWest’ Landmark Editions Series. First released in 1989, this collection won the Alberta Culture Non- Fiction Award. essays take a critical look at the history, mystery, and spirituality of a region that Wiebe would have us see as a vital aspect of our Canadianism, one we ignore at the peril of our nationhood.