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Changes in Latitude: An Uncommon Anthropology
In search of a new life and new horizons, fifty-four-year-old Joana McIntyre uproots her life as a Hawaiian outisland harbormaster to pursue her dream of a tropical paradise. Here two-week vacation becomes a courageous journey of self-discovery as she meets, and eventually marries, Malé Varawa, a dark, handsome Fijian fisherman nearly half her age; confronts the physical a ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published June 29th 1990 by Harper Perennial
(first published 1989)
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This book really captures the mind-numbing boredom of living in a village on a tiny island in the developing world with people with whom you can barely communicate and nothing to do all day--day after day. By which I mean the book is mind-numbingly boring.