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The shark god : encounters with ghosts and ancestors in the South Pacific

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, Charles, 1968-
Shark god.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007
(OCoLC)609221186
Named Person: Charles Montgomery; Charles Montgomery
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Montgomery
ISBN: 9780226534862 0226534863
OCLC Number: 122291640
Description: 370 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: A packet of sand --
The business of Port Vila is God --
Tanna : a conflagration of belief --
The prophet raises his hands to the sky --
Ninety hours on the MV brisk --
The book of Espiritu Santo --
The word and its meaning --
The island of magic and fear --
The curse of Gaua --
The parishioners' paradise --
Death and marriage on Mota --
The secret of West Vanua Lava --
My first Tasiu --
Guadalcanal, the unhappy isle --
The bishop of Malaita --
A short walk in East Kwaio --
Raiders of the Nono lagoon --
Under the Langa Langa lagoon --
The brothers and their miracles --
Nukapu and the meaning of stories.
Other Titles: Last heathen
Responsibility: Charles Montgomery.
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