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Voyage to the Amorous Islands

Newton Allan Rowe

Voyage to the Amorous Islands

the discovery of Tahiti

by Newton Allan Rowe

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English


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StatementNewton A.Rowe.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18690104M

  The voyage was rough and seemed to take much longer than the week advertised. Having been to all the islands, my lasting memories are of Lanzarote, .   Samuel Jordan at was a member of the Virginia Company of London. He embarked on the journey to the New World under the "Second Charter" on the "Seaventure" commanded by Captain Christopher Newport, who was previously commander of the Susan Constant in , the John & Francis in , and the Mary & Margaret in True to its. From the publisher: "Inspired by the midcentury memoirs of Frances Conway, Enchanted Islands is the dazzling story of an independent American woman whose path takes her far from her native Minnesota when she and her husband, an undercover intelligence officer, are sent to the Galápagos Islands at the brink of World War II." A Book of the Month Club selection.


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