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Treasure islands : sailing the South Seas in the wake of Fanny and Robert Louis Stevenson

Author: Pamela Stephenson
Publisher: London : Headline, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of two resourceful women. The one, Pamela Stephenson--biographer, mother, wife of Billy Connolly, psychologist and ex-comedienne--the other Fanny Stevenson--'the Wild Woman of the West', as her husband Robert Louis called her. Both married to maverick Scottish men, both in search of adventure and a kind of epiphany, both drawn for a myriad of reasons to the coral islands, lagoons, natives and  Read more...
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Named Person: Pamela Stephenson; Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson; Pamela Stephenson; Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Stephenson
ISBN: 0755312856 9780755312856 0755314050 9780755314058
OCLC Number: 60965152
Description: xv, 399 pages, [24] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, color portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Fanny and Me 1 --
Chapter 2 Pirates and Pahrump 18 --
Chapter 3 Fleeing Francis 44 --
Chapter 4 Boobies and Bait Balls 76 --
Chapter 5 Fire! 96 --
Chapter 6 'A Virginity of Sense' 121 --
Chapter 7 Niki-Naki-Noo 155 --
Chapter 8 Reef Madness 187 --
Chapter 9 Home of Flying Cloud 229 --
Chapter 10 Told to Fakaofo 250 --
Chapter 11 Shipwrecked! 277 --
Chapter 12 Where's the Oral Sex? 316 --
Chapter 13 The Devil Box and the Deep Blue Sea 356.
Responsibility: Pamela Stephenson.

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"This is the story of two resourceful women. The one, Pamela Stephenson--biographer, mother, wife of Billy Connolly, psychologist and ex-comedienne--the other Fanny Stevenson--'the Wild Woman of the West', as her husband Robert Louis called her. Both married to maverick Scottish men, both in search of adventure and a kind of epiphany, both drawn for a myriad of reasons to the coral islands, lagoons, natives and customs of the South Seas"--Page 4 of cover.

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