FranceR got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Design book cover for Renatus' Kayak (true detective story, military history, Inuit culture, love)
Check out FranceR's Book cover contest…
Renatus' Kayak: The Story of a Labrador Inuk, an American G.I. and a Secret World War II Weather Station
Rozanne Enerson Junker
Rozanne Enerson Junker took her PhD in political science after studying anthropology, history and economics at the University of Oregon. She is an avid kayaker, bird watcher and nature photographer who enjoys a good mystery. She divides her time between San Francisco, California and Blue Sea, Quebec.
Woody Belsheim had one question when he gave his niece, Rozanne Enerson Junker, a miniature sealskin kayak made for him in 1944 by Inuit hunter Renatus Tuglavina: Would it be possible for you to find out what happened to Renatus...and to his daughter, Harriot? Woody had seldom spoken about his World War II service when he and six other G.I.s manned a secret American weather station in Hebron, Labrador. But sixty-five years later, and nearing the end of his life, he hoped to find out what had become of the Inuit family who had transformed what could have been a year of painful isolation into an year of unimaginable adventures. Using the kayak as a spirit guide, Junker travelled thousands of miles across Canada, the United States and England. Each step along the way, stunning discoveries presented themselves: the existence of a weather station lost to time, Renatus' larger than life footprint on Labrador history, and his and Harriot's tragic destinies. Renatus' Kayak is a true detective story that delves into military history, Inuit culture, wartime politics and a star-crossed love.
1) Members of the Inuit community from Labrador, Northern Quebec, and Canada 2) US World War II veterans, military personnel and their families 3) Students (high-school, college, university), educators, scholars and adults with an interest in WWII military history, in USA military history, in Canadian military story, in USA-Canada military relationships. 4) Students (high-school, college, university), educators, scholars and adults with an interest in Newfoundland-and-Labrador history, in Arctic history, in Canadian history. 5) Students (high-school, college, university), educators, scholars and adults with an interest in Inuit culture, in Inuit and non-Inuit relationships, in Indigenous and non-Indigenous relationships. 6) Students (high-school, college, university), educators, scholars and adults with an interest in anthropology and archaeology in the Arctic.
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As long as it blends well with the colors of the art work on the cover page.
elegant, classic, clean
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It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
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