Tom Neale





Tom Neale

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born
in Wellington, New Zealand
November 06, 1902

died
November 27, 1977

gender
male


About this author

Thomas Francis "Tom" Neale was a New Zealander bushcraft and survival enthusiast who spent much of his life in the Cook Islands and 16 years in three sessions living alone on the island of Anchorage in the Suwarrow atoll, which was the basis of his popular autobiography.


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More books by Tom Neale…
“There, in the shimmering distance, was a sail. I stared in momentary disbelief, but there it was, one of the most beautiful sights the Pacific can ever offer — a ship in full sail edging her way through the blue waters.”
Tom Neale, An Island to Oneself: The Story of Six Years on a Desert Island

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