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An Ocean of Islands: A Pacific Memoir

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Paperback, 251 pages
Published by Nandina Press
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Julieanne Thompson
Mar 21, 2016 Julieanne Thompson rated it it was ok
Withhout any background on what the author's wife and children experienced or even their names this narrative comes across as rather a narcissistic monologue of hotels, gin and tonics, meals enjoyed and coastal vistas. it is a tad dry and attitudes towards women from the 1950s prevail. These days his attempt to introduce new pig species and his shock at a woman refusing to dance with a politician are illustrative of a privileged white colonist. Nonetheless this is a valuable insight into past ...more
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