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By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore and Other Stories - Louis Becke

By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore and Other Stories

Paperback

Published: 22nd April 2010
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George Lewis Becke (1855 -1913) was an Australian short-story writer and novelist. As a child Becke twice ran away and when he turned 16 he was a stowaway on a ship bound for Samoa. At age 18 Becke met William "Bully" Hayes who later became a central character in Becke's writings. When shipwrecked in 1874 Becke was arrested as a pirate and was later acquitted. This collection contains By rock and pool, Solepa, The fisher folk of Nukufetau, Mrs. MacLaggan's billy, An island memory, A hundred fathoms deep, On a tidal river, Denison gets another ship, Jack Shark's pilot, The "Palu" of the equatorial Pacific, The wily "Goanner," The ta~nifa of Samoa, On board the Tucopia, and The man in the buffalo hide

ISBN: 9781438594217
ISBN-10: 1438594216
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 170
Published: 22nd April 2010
Publisher: Book Jungle
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.3