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Weatherton, Pacific islands and other stories

G. A. Aldrich

Weatherton, Pacific islands and other stories

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by G. A. Aldrich

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Published by John R. McNicoll Printing Co. in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWeatherton, Pacific islands.
Statementby G.A. Aldrich.
ContributionsJohn R. McNicoll Printing Co.
The Physical Object
Pagination30, [2], [31]-45, [2], [46]-62, [2], [63]-79, [2], [80]-106, [2], [107]-118, [2], [119]-130, [4] p. (first p. and last 4 p. blank) :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22898882M

Covering all Pacific islands involved in World War II military operations, this book is a detailed, single source of information on virtually every geo-military aspect of the Pacific Theater. Arranged regionally and, to the extent possible, chronologically according to when islands entered the war, entries provide complete background information.5/5(2). Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of sequentially related short stories by James A. Michener about the Pacific campaign in World War II. The stories are based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu).Author: James A. Michener.

In the s and s, students and faculty at the newly established University of Papua New Guinea and the University of the South Pacific in Fiji begin to study, write, and publish poetry and stories in broadsides, chapbooks, zines, anthologies, and full-length collections. Other centers of. "The USS Henderson expects to arrive at Midway Island, the most western of the Hawaiian Islands, about noon tomorrow - Ap " -- For All Hands; ship was called to divine services. Received message stating hostilities had commenced with Japan with an air raid on Pearl Harbor, T.H. -- .

The Pacific Islands are the islands of the Pacific major groups of islands in the Pacific Ocean are Melanesia, Micronesia and ing on the context, Pacific Islands may refer to countries and islands with common Austronesian origins, islands once or currently colonized or indigenous inhabitants of the Pacific Islands are referred to as Pacific Islanders. Making music in Oceania and the Pacific Islands seems to be as natural as the burning hot sun, the beaming blue sky and storms that rise from the sea. First a clarification. The term “Oceania” is rather fuzzy and one could use it in many ways (at least according to the Oceania definition on the take-with-a-grain-of-salt-but-usually-pretty.


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The List – Pacific Islands in fiction It won’t take a rocket surgeon to realise that this is far from an exhaustive list of fiction set in the Pacific. It’s more of a handy place for me to park references to books as I come across them.

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Southern California: An Island on the Land is packed with fascinating material on the region and its galaxy of personalities--from Helen Hunt Jackson to Aimee Semple McPherson, from Huntington the financier to Hatfield the by: Andrew Rayner’s memoir-cum-travelogue is probably the most beautiful book on the Pacific Islands ever written.

It is a treasure, pure and simple. Not only does it guarantee an enjoyable and insightful reading experience, but it also delights visually.

I can assure you, it will hold your attention from the very first to the very last page. The story unfolds in the sleepy town of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island where Sonny Mendoza’s tale is told in 11 short stories all tied together through the ocean.

Salisbury writes from his own experience growing up in Kailua and Kamuela. Children from around the world will be drawn to this lovely story showcasing the people, history, and culture of the islands and what it’s like to grow up.

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alone. Hau’ofa sets the stories on a fictional. About the Book. The stories of The Pacific and Other Stories cover the author´s customary wide range of character, place, and event — from a woman waiting for her husband as he fights in the Pacific, to an opera impresario on the canals of Venice, to a young girl who defies a Latin dictator, and thirteen other tales as well.

Like those in A Dove of the East and Other Stories and Ellis. The book itself was probably inspired by the experiences of Alexander Selkirk, a Scotsman who was stranded on a Pacific island for more Author: Abby Nolan.Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands - Independence movements: For strategic and economic reasons, despite UN support for self-determination afterthe Pacific has not been completely decolonized.

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Andrew Rayner’s memoir-cum-travelogue is probably the most beautiful book on the Pacific Islands ever written. It is a treasure, pure and simple. Not only does it guarantee an enjoyable and .