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The Shark God by Charles Montgomery
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May 05, 2011

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bookshelves: library-book, couldn-t-finish-it
Read from May 05 to 13, 2011

This is an informative, interesting (and often entertaining) look at the religious practices of islanders in the South Pacific as observed by the great grandson of a Christian missionary who visited those islands years before.

The subject matter is interesting and the book is well written. I have a problem with non-fiction when there are too many names and facts to remember - probably why I struggled with History in school - and became overwhelmed a little over halfway through the book. Although I didn't finish it, I found the bit I read worth recommending.


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