The Call of the South by Louis Becke

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Author Becke, Louis, 1855-1913
Title The Call of the South
Contents Paul the diver -- The old sea life -- The blind man of Admiralty Island -- Nisân Island: a tale of the old trading days -- Mutinies -- "Mâni" -- At night -- The cranks of the Julia brig -- "Dandy", the ship's Dingo -- Kala-Hoi, the netmaker -- The kanaka labour trade in the Pacific -- My friends, the Anthropophagi -- On the "joys" of recruiting "blackbirds" -- Making a fortune in the South Seas -- The story of Tokolmé -- "Lano-Tô" -- "Ombre Chevalier" -- A recluse of the bush -- Te-Bari, the outlaw -- "The dandiest boy that ever stood up in a boat" -- The pit of Maotâ -- Vanâki, the strong swimmer -- Two Pacific Islands birds -- A night run across Fâgaloa Bay -- A bit of good luck -- Modern pirates -- Pautôe -- The man who knew everything -- The pattering of the mullet.
Credits Produced by David Widger
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Oceania -- Fiction
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EBook-No. 24895
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Most Recently Updated Aug 4, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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