By Rockwell Kent
First released in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent together with his 9-year outdated son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a distant Alaskan Island. released right here in its unique layout, with Kent's remarkable illustrations, this captivating souvenir version is certain to please a brand new iteration of readers.
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Disgusted with a money-hungry world at war, struggling to save his marriage, and desperate to earn a living with his art, Kent teetered on the brink of what he called the "emptiness of the abyss" before eventually filling that void with the wealth of his own soul. As Christmas approaches on Fox Island, Kent choreographs his own dance, teaches the steps to his son and Olson, and even provides the music with his flute. " The artist, his son, and the old man brighten the winter darkness with a candlelit tree, hang spruce and hemlock boughs for decoration, make do with homemade and improvised gifts, and cook up a Christmas feast announced with hand-printed menus.
Page 30 Fox Island, Christmas 1918 Olives P ickles Spaghetti a la Fox Island Beans a la Resurrection Bay Murphies en Casserole Cranberry Sauce Plum Pudding Magnifique Sauce a la Alaska Rum Demi Tasse Nuts Raisins Bon-bons Home Sweet Home Cider Music by the German Band Page 31 And the presents are handed out. For Olson this picture from Rockwell. Ah, he thinks it's wonderful! Then for Rockwell this booka surprise from Seward. Next for Olson a painting, a kitchen set, and a pocket- Page 32 knife.
Fox Island will soon become in our memories like a dream or vision, a remote experience too wonderful for the full liberty we knew there and the deep peace to be remembered or believed in as a real experience in life. It was for us life as it should be, serene and wholesome; lovebut no hate, faith without disillusion- Page 36 ment, the absolute for the toiling hands of man and for his soaring spirit. Olson of the deep experience, strong, brave, generous and gentle like a child; and his islandlike Paradise.