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Searching for Crusoe : a journey among the last real islands

Author: Thurston Clarke
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author journeys around the world to celebrate humankind's enduring love affair with islands on an odyssey that takes him to Scotland's Hebrides, Canada's Campobello, and Más a Tierra, off the coast of Chile, which inspired Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clarke, Thurston.
Searching for Crusoe.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©2001
(OCoLC)606202201
Online version:
Clarke, Thurston.
Searching for Crusoe.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©2001
(OCoLC)606497931
Named Person: Thurston Clarke; Thurston Clarke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thurston Clarke
ISBN: 0345411439 9780345411433
OCLC Number: 45806099
Description: viii, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Crusoe's Island --
Mas a Tierra --
Spice Island --
Banda Neira --
Bali-ha'i and the Octagon House --
Espiritu santo --
Atlantis --
The Maldives --
Beloved Islands --
Fishers and Campobello --
Silent Island --
Isle of Jura --
Holy Island --
Patmos --
Friendly Islands --
Abemama and Kosrae --
Private Island --
Nihau --
Utopian Islands --
Eigg and Svalbard --
Frightening Islands --
Malekula and Phu Quoc --
Pleasure Spots --
Grand Cayman and Roatan --
Undiscovered Island --
Utila.
Responsibility: Thurston Clarke.
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Abstract:

The author journeys around the world to celebrate humankind's enduring love affair with islands on an odyssey that takes him to Scotland's Hebrides, Canada's Campobello, and Más a Tierra, off the coast of Chile, which inspired Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.

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