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Metcalfe, Rowan 1955-2003

Works: 2 works in 9 publications in 2 languages and 155 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9639.4.M48, 823.92
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Publications by Rowan Metcalfe, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Rowan Metcalfe
Transit of Venus by Rowan Metcalfe( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The story of the Bounty mutiny is well known. Fletcher Christian's mutineers set Captain William Bligh and others adrift in a ship's boat. Bligh sailed some 5000 kilometres to safety; the mutineers returned to Tahiti before making their way to isolated and uninhabited Pitcairn Island. But what of the Tahitian women who joined the Bounty at Tahiti? Their powerful and compelling story is told in Transit of Venus. Mauatua and her friends and relatives speak directly to us in beautiful and startlingly perceptive ways as they move away from their homeland and pass into the feverish intensity o
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