Pearl Of The South Pacific
Zwei Beachcombers mit einer Yacht verbinden Frau-mit-eine-Vergangenheit Rita auf der Suche nach schwarzen Perlen auf einer geheimen Insel. Angekommen, sie finden einen anderen weißen Mann hat sich zum Hohenpriester gemacht; Aber George, der ...
All through the sixteenth century the South Seas were regarded as a mysterious wonderworld, whence Spain drew unlimited wealth of gold and silver bullion, of pearls and precious stones. Spain had declared the Pacific 'a closed sea' to the rest of the worl
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handsome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
These powerful stories, which vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its tropical landscape, derive their intensity from the author's own far-flung adventures. Conveying a tortuous inner journey captured in a narrative in which nature is cruel and indifferent to human suffering, this collection shifts between cannibals, headhunters, and pearl and slave traders on the islands.
The attack on Pearl Harbor swept America into the raging heart of the war. The stormy South Pacific presented a daring new challenge, and the men of the Corps were ready to fight. An elite fraternity united by a glorious tradition of courage and honor, the Marine Raiders were bound to a triumphant destiny. For some of us, reading The Corps series is like eating popcorn at the movies: you can never eat just one kernel, and you can never get enough.
Pearl of the South Pacific ist eine lizenzierte Nachbildung, die auf Premium-schweres Papier, die alle von den lebhaften Farben und Details des Originals einfängt gedruckt wurde. Die gesamte Papierformat 27,94 x 43,18 cm und die Bildgröße 27,94 x 43,18 cm. Dieser Druck ist bereit zum Aufhängen oder Framing und würde einen großen Zusatz zu Ihrem Haus oder Büro zu machen.
Take a sun-soaked trip to the South Pacific without leaving the comfort of your couch with this entry in Questar's Cruise series. Visiting several spots through the Hawaiian islands and French Polynesia, Cruise: Hawaii and Tahiti introduces viewers to exotic sealife, a Pearl Harbor memorial, and much more. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi. Top 10 Attractions.
Pearl of the South Pacific ist eine lizenzierte Nachbildung, die auf Premium-schweres Papier, die alle von den lebhaften Farben und Details des Originals einfängt gedruckt wurde. Die gesamte Papierformat 68,58 x 101,60 cm und die Bildgröße 68,58 x 101,60 cm. Dieser Druck ist bereit zum Aufhängen oder Framing und würde einen großen Zusatz zu Ihrem Haus oder Büro zu machen.
Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of World War II. Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In Helmet for My Pillow, we follow his odyssey, from basic training on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the raging battles in the Pacific, where some of the war's fiercest fighting took place.
Very Good No DJ 12mo = 7-9" 397 pp. First Edition trade paperback. Very clean with tight binding. Former owner's name on front page. Minor wearing on front and back cover. " An intimate portrait of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor and died a dramatic death in the South Pacific."
A century ago, the third bubonic plague swept the globe, taking more than 15 million lives. Plague Ports tells the story of ten cities on five continents that were ravaged by the epidemic in its initial years: Hong Kong and Bombay, the Asian emporiums of the British Empire where the epidemic first surfaced; Sydney, Honolulu and San Francisco, three pearls of the Pacific; Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro in South America; Alexandria and Cape Town in Africa; and Oporto in Europe.