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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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The Happy Isles of Oceania

PAC03
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
480
061865898X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The peripatetic author flies off to Australia and New Zealand with a kayak and ends up exploring much of Melanesia and Polynesia, including Tonga, Fiji and the Marquesas, in this wickedly funny, wide-ranging tale.
$16.95

Oceanic Art

PAC06
Nicholas Thomas
Thames & Hudson
1995
216
0500202818
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, cogent and colorful overview of the gorgeous art of the Pacific Islands. Organized thematically with 182 illustrations, 26 in color.
$19.95

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Fiji Map

PAC74
HEMA Maps
Hema
2011
2
186500183X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A true, in-depth tourist map to the islands of Fiji, single-sided, scaled to 1:625,000. Side one includes laundry lists of resorts, charters, golf courses and other helpful tourism info. The map features Vanua Levu, Viti Levu, Kadavu I, North Lau Group, South Lau Group and other satellite islands.
$14.95

The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking

OCE54
Derek C. Hutchinson
Globe Pequot Press
2007
96
0762742836
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief guide to the fundamentals of sea kayaking by a leading authority -- a useful introduction for the beginner and a review for experienced paddlers. With 50 color illustrations.
$12.95

A History of the Pacific Islands

PAC04
David Hackett Fischer
St. Martins
2013
368
0230362699
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief, authoritative history of the Pacific Islands from earliest habitation, through European influence, to the emergence of modern independent island nations.
$39.99

Native Cultures of the Pacific Islands

PAC08
Douglas L. Oliver
University of Hawaii Press
1989
172
0824811828
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A digest of the author's scholarly work on the cultures of the Pacific before contact with Europeans. It's a brief and illuminating overview of native cultures, featuring good descriptions of family life, food, travel and social relations.
$28.95

We, the Navigators, The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

PAC35
David Lewis
University of Hawaii Press
1994
464
0824815823
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This engaging classic examines how Stone Age Polynesians may have navigated the Pacific. The scholarly volume will appeal to seafarers and modern Pacific travelers.
$32.99

Captain James Cook

PAC24
Richard Hough
W. W. Norton & Company
1997
398
0393315193
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This fine, vividly written narrative includes a gripping account of Cook's discoveries throughout the Pacific.
$24.95

Mutiny on the Bounty

PAC11
James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff
Little Brown and Company
1989
379
0316611689
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The well-known (and loved) fictional account of the voyage of the HMS Bounty, greatly enjoyable despite its probable lack of accuracy regarding Bligh's personality.
$15.99

Tales of the South Pacific

PAC18
James Michener
Random House
2014
384
0812986350
PAPER
Literature
9/9/2014
0
0
0
0
The first of the big Michener novels, set in World War II Polynesia. It's great fun, and the basis for the Rogers & Hammerstein musical "South Pacific."
$16.00

Fiji's Natural Heritage

PAC126
Paddy Ryan
Pacific Island Books
2000
288
0908988141
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A superbly illustrated, comprehensive survey of the natural history of Fiji with 500 color photos.
$34.95

A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific

HWI32
H. Douglas Pratt
Princeton University Press
1987
409
0691023999
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This landmark field guide with chapters on the islands and habitats features superb color plates by Pratt and a checklist of birds.
$49.95

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

Flowers of the Pacific Island Seashore

PAC20
W. Arthur Whistler
University of Hawaii Press
1993
154
0824815289
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A photographic field guide to 120 species of trees, shrubs and flowers of the tropical Pacific.
$21.00

Marine Life of the Pacific and Indian Oceans

AUS28
Gerald Allen
Periplus Editions
2000
96
9625939482
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A handy, beautifully illustrated reference to 350 marine species found in the Indo-Pacific.
$16.95

Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific

DIV49
Paul Humann, Ned Deloach, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
New World Publications
2015
450
1878348604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to Indo-Pacific reef fishes features 2,500 color photographs.
$48.00

The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking

OCE54
Derek C. Hutchinson
Globe Pequot Press
2007
96
0762742836
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief guide to the fundamentals of sea kayaking by a leading authority -- a useful introduction for the beginner and a review for experienced paddlers. With 50 color illustrations.
$12.95

A History of the Pacific Islands

PAC04
David Hackett Fischer
St. Martins
2013
368
0230362699
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief, authoritative history of the Pacific Islands from earliest habitation, through European influence, to the emergence of modern independent island nations.
$39.99

Native Cultures of the Pacific Islands

PAC08
Douglas L. Oliver
University of Hawaii Press
1989
172
0824811828
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A digest of the author's scholarly work on the cultures of the Pacific before contact with Europeans. It's a brief and illuminating overview of native cultures, featuring good descriptions of family life, food, travel and social relations.
$28.95

We, the Navigators, The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

PAC35
David Lewis
University of Hawaii Press
1994
464
0824815823
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This engaging classic examines how Stone Age Polynesians may have navigated the Pacific. The scholarly volume will appeal to seafarers and modern Pacific travelers.
$32.99

Captain James Cook

PAC24
Richard Hough
W. W. Norton & Company
1997
398
0393315193
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This fine, vividly written narrative includes a gripping account of Cook's discoveries throughout the Pacific.
$24.95

Mutiny on the Bounty

PAC11
James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff
Little Brown and Company
1989
379
0316611689
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The well-known (and loved) fictional account of the voyage of the HMS Bounty, greatly enjoyable despite its probable lack of accuracy regarding Bligh's personality.
$15.99

Tales of the South Pacific

PAC18
James Michener
Random House
2014
384
0812986350
PAPER
Literature
9/9/2014
0
0
0
0
The first of the big Michener novels, set in World War II Polynesia. It's great fun, and the basis for the Rogers & Hammerstein musical "South Pacific."
$16.00

Fiji's Natural Heritage

PAC126
Paddy Ryan
Pacific Island Books
2000
288
0908988141
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A superbly illustrated, comprehensive survey of the natural history of Fiji with 500 color photos.
$34.95

A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific

HWI32
H. Douglas Pratt
Princeton University Press
1987
409
0691023999
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This landmark field guide with chapters on the islands and habitats features superb color plates by Pratt and a checklist of birds.
$49.95

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

Flowers of the Pacific Island Seashore

PAC20
W. Arthur Whistler
University of Hawaii Press
1993
154
0824815289
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A photographic field guide to 120 species of trees, shrubs and flowers of the tropical Pacific.
$21.00

Marine Life of the Pacific and Indian Oceans

AUS28
Gerald Allen
Periplus Editions
2000
96
9625939482
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A handy, beautifully illustrated reference to 350 marine species found in the Indo-Pacific.
$16.95

Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific

DIV49
Paul Humann, Ned Deloach, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
New World Publications
2015
450
1878348604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to Indo-Pacific reef fishes features 2,500 color photographs.
$48.00

More Books

30 Days in the South Pacific, True Stories of Escape to Paradise

PAC159
James O'Reilly (Editor), Sean O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor)
Traveler's Tales
2005
226
193236126X
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This anthology, which presents its stories as a month-long journey, features 30 tales of visitors and vagabonds taken in by the South Pacific.
$14.95

Coming of Age in Samoa

PAC12
Margaret Mead
HarperCollins Publishers
2001
223
0688050336
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The much-debated ethnographic account of life and development in America Samoa, originally published in 1928. Written when Meade was just 23 years old, the book launched Meade's long career at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
$14.99

The Cruise of the Snark

PAC17
Jack London
Dover Publications
2000
320
0486412482
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A facsimile edition of London's richly evocative account of his ambitious 1906-1907 voyage aboard a 43-foot ketch from San Francisco to Hawaii, the Marquesas, Tuomotos, Fiji and the Solomon Islands with his wife and two crew members. Includes 119 original photographs of places and people.
$16.95

Desolation Island

PAC57
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1994
0393037053
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An Aubrey-Maturin adventure, set in the Pacific and Australia.
$24.00

Destiny's Landfall, A History of Guam

PAC38
Robert Rogers
University of Hawaii Press
2011
432
0824833341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This standard comprehensive history of the island of Guam and its Chamorro inhabitants is written with an anthropological focus.
$37.00

The Diver's Handbook

DIV26
Alan Mountain
Lyons Press
2009
160
0762750731
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for beginning divers, this illustrated handbook covers everything from equipment and health to conservation.
$24.95

The Far Side of the World

PAC55
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1994
366
039303710X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This tale, set in 1812, features a trip around Cape Horn, with Stephen Maturin, Patrick O'Brian's wonderful opium-addicted naturalist.
$24.00

Flags of Our Fathers

PAC77
James Bradley
Bantam Doubleday
2006
400
0553384155
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A compelling portrait of the young men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima, five marines and a navy corpsman.
$18.00

France and the South Pacific since 1940

PAC89
Robert Aldrich
University of Hawaii Press
1994
440
0824815580
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-researched history of the South Pacific Islands from World War II to the present.
$25.00

Moon Handbook Fiji

PAC73
David Stanley
Avalon Travel Publishing
2011
419
1598807374
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to Fiji in the Moon series with drawings, black-and-white photos and 42 maps.
$19.95

Gauguin Tahiti

PAC92
Francoise Cachin
Distributed Art Books (DAP)
2011
372
0878466673
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This illustrated catalog features gorgeous reproductions and authoritative essays on Gauguin and his time in Tahiti. With 260 color and 80 black-and-white illustrations of paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints and sculptures.
$65.00

Gauguin's Skirt

PAC95
Stephen F. Eisenman
Thames & Hudson
1999
232
050028038X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A provocative analysis by an art historian of Gauguin and his work in Tahiti -- and its meaning for current politics in French Polynesia. With 110 reproductions (seven in color) of Gauguin's works and of photos circa 1900.
$24.95

Guadalcanal, The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle

PAC61
Richard Frank
Viking
1992
816
0140165614
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive account of the battle, using a variety of primary sources to flesh out the story of one of the most important battles on the Pacific front during WWII.
$25.00

In the Ring of Fire, A Pacific Basin Journey

PAC45
James Houston
Mercury House
1997
224
1562791001
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A lyrical narrative of the author's journeys through Japan, Indonesia, Micronesia, Hawaii and California.
$14.95

Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide

DIV48
Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
Sea Challengers
1998
378
9810056877
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This comprehensive identification guide to coral reef fishes and invertebrates from Hawaii to the Red Sea features 1,800 color photographs.
$40.00

The Island of the Colorblind

PAC44
Oliver Sacks
Vintage Books
1997
320
0375700730
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Sacks examines an unusually large population of colorblind people in the remote Pacific.
$15.95

Kon-Tiki, Across the Pacific by Raft

PAC10
Thor Heyerdahl, F. H. Lyon (Translator)
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1990
304
0671726528
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The hugely popular account of a daring 1947 voyage that sailed along the Humboldt and Equatorial currents from Peru to Tahiti. Apart from the sheer adventure, Heyerdahl wanted to show the world that Polynesians could have settled the region. With photographs.
$7.99

The Last Navigator: A Young Man, an Ancient Mariner, the Secrets of the Sea

PAC39
Steve Thomas
Intl Marine
1997
307
0070645744
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
In this travelogue, Thomas (best known as the host of This Old House), sailed by the stars throughout Micronesia with a master "palau" from the Caroline island of Satawal.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Fiji

PAC128
Robyn Jones
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1786572141
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide features maps, a good overview of Fiji's culture, history and nature, and information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. It also includes information on outdoor and adventure activities.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Tahiti and French Polynesia

PAC86
Tony Wheeler, Jean-Bernard Carillet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1786572192
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Tahiti and French Polynesia includes a good overview of history, culture and nature and helpful travel details for your journey.
$22.99

Moon and Sixpence

PAC16
Somerset Maugham
Penguin
2005
204
0143039342
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Maugham's well-regarded 1919 novel, inspired by the life of Gauguin. It's the powerful story of a man who relinquishes his family to pursue his dream of becoming a painter, eventually moving to the South Pacific.
$14.00

Moon Handbook Tahiti

PAC87
David Stanley
Avalon Travel Publishing
2010
340
1598807382
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, map-filled guidebook to Tahiti, including the Cook Islands, with information on history, culture and highlights.
$19.95

Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the "Bounty"

PAC42
Greg Dening
Cambridge University Press
1994
445
0521467187
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Captain Bligh and his mutiny is still fertile ground.
$54.00

Mutiny and Romance in the South Seas, A Companion to the Bounty Adventure

PAC109
Sven Wahlroos, Rolf Du Rietz
Aa Balkema
2001
639
0595138071
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A chronicle and gazetteer of the voyage of the Bounty
$36.95

The Mystery of Easter Island

EIL10
Katherine Routledge
S.C.B.
1998
404
0932813488
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Captivating in its period detail, this record of a remarkable 1913 scientific voyage from Southampton to Easter Island includes unforgettable early impressions of the island.
$19.95

Nest in the Wind, Adventures in Anthropology on a Tropical Island

PAC37
Martha C. Ward
Waveland Press
2005
178
1577663683
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A memoir of anthropological research among the peoples of Ponhpei in Micronesia.
$19.95

Noa Noa, The Tahiti Journal

PAC13
Paul Gauguin, John Miller (Editor)
Dover Publications
1985
96
0486248593
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Gauguin’s impressions of two years in French Polynesia, originally published in 1919. With 24 black-and-white illustrations.
$5.95

Nutmeg of Consolation

AUS69
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1991
315
0393030326
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Further adventures of Captain Aubrey & Co., shipwrecked in the Dutch East Indies, and finding their way to the penal colony at Botany Bay in the early 19th Century.
$24.00

Okinawa, The Last Battle of World War II

PAC60
Ross Leckie
Viking
1996
256
0140173897
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fast-paced history of the battle as witnessed by participants on both sides.
$17.00

Omoo

PAC93
Herman Melville
Penguin
2007
336
0810117657
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second entry in Melville's triology set in the Marquesas and South Pacific.
$16.00

Pouliuli

PAC19
Albert Wendt
University of Hawaii Press
1995
147
0824807286
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A celebrated novel of village life and power and myth by the noted Samoan writer.
$15.00

Reference Map of Oceania, The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia

PAC07
James A. Bier
University of Hawaii Press
2009
2
082483108X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided sheet shows the whole Pacific from Hawaii west to French Polynesia, Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (1:17,460,000) with detailed maps of 52 islands and island chains on the reverse.
$9.99

Robinson Crusoe

PAC29
Daniel Defoe
Aa Balkema
1997
500
1561795577
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This edition of the classic story features reproductions of the original wood-cut illustrations and an introduction to the life and times of Defoe. Based on the story of Alexander Selkirk, who was abandoned on the island now named after him.
$14.99

Robinson Crusoe

PAC30
Daniel Defoe
Penguin
2003
320
0141439823
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
It's worth revisiting this classic before exploring Selkirk Island.
$9.00

Seabirds, An Identification Guide

FG01
Peter Harrison
Houghton Mifflin Company
1985
448
0395602912
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
The definitive guide to the world's seabirds. Much more than a field guide, this essential reference includes detailed descriptions of all the world's seabirds, full-color paintings of adult and juvenile birds and keys to identification.
$32.00

Serpent in Paradise

PAC28
Dea Birkett
Doubleday
1998
296
0385488718
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Intrigued by legends and romance, journalist Dea Birkett gets herself to three-square-mile Pitcairn Island for a sojourn among the descendents of Captain Bligh's mutinous crew.
$17.00

The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

PAC146
J. Maarten Troost
Broadway Books
2004
288
0767915305
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Dragged unwittingly with his wife to Kiribati, the author settled down to explore the island and its eccentric inhabitants in this hilarious, disturbing first book. It's a fascinating, decidedly unromantic glimpse into island life.
$15.00

South Sea Tales

PAC15
Robert Louis Stevenson
Oxford University Press
2008
289
0199536082
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These entertaining tales, set among both real and mythical islands, show Stevenson's keen observations of island life.
$14.95

South Sea Tales

PAC85
Jack London
Modern Library
1985
384
0486419126
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
London draws on his voyages aboard the Snark in 1907-09 though Polynesia and the Solomons for these eight tales, vividly evoking the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific.
$16.00

Tahiti and Society Islands Map

PAC65
IGN
IGN
1
2118400519
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Beautifully detailed with shaded relief, topography and surrounding coral reefs.
$16.95

Treasure Island

PAC25
Robert Louis Stevenson
Atheneum
2003
298
0521485681
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The famous and fabulous adventure story of a boy who finds himself among pirates while searching for buried treasure. Inspired by the Isla de Coco.
$19.99

The Truelove

PAC53
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
256
0393031098
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
More terrific Aubrey & Maturin, set in the Pacific.
$24.00

Typee, A Peep at Polynesian Life

PAC14
Herman Melville
Penguin
1996
328
0140434887
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1846 and the most popular of Melville's books during his lifetime, this partly autobiographical work tells the story of Tommo, a Yankee sailor who jumps ship and enters the flawed Pacific paradise of Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas.
$15.00

Typee, Omoo, Mardi

PAC62
Herman Melville
Viking
1982
1333
0940450003
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Melville's South Pacific trilogy featuring a Yankee sailor who jumps ship and enters the flawed Pacific paradise of Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas.
$45.00

The Wine-Dark Sea

PAC56
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1993
261
0393035581
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Further adventures of Captain Aubrey and his friend Maturin, set in the Pacific.
$24.00

More Books

Seabirds, An Identification Guide

FG01
Peter Harrison
Houghton Mifflin Company
1985
448
0395602912
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
The definitive guide to the world's seabirds. Much more than a field guide, this essential reference includes detailed descriptions of all the world's seabirds, full-color paintings of adult and juvenile birds and keys to identification.
$32.00

The Cruise of the Snark

PAC17
Jack London
Dover Publications
2000
320
0486412482
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A facsimile edition of London's richly evocative account of his ambitious 1906-1907 voyage aboard a 43-foot ketch from San Francisco to Hawaii, the Marquesas, Tuomotos, Fiji and the Solomon Islands with his wife and two crew members. Includes 119 original photographs of places and people.
$16.95

Reference Map of Oceania, The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia

PAC07
James A. Bier
University of Hawaii Press
2009
2
082483108X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided sheet shows the whole Pacific from Hawaii west to French Polynesia, Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (1:17,460,000) with detailed maps of 52 islands and island chains on the reverse.
$9.99

South Sea Tales

PAC85
Jack London
Modern Library
1985
384
0486419126
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
London draws on his voyages aboard the Snark in 1907-09 though Polynesia and the Solomons for these eight tales, vividly evoking the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific.
$16.00

Moon and Sixpence

PAC16
Somerset Maugham
Penguin
2005
204
0143039342
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Maugham's well-regarded 1919 novel, inspired by the life of Gauguin. It's the powerful story of a man who relinquishes his family to pursue his dream of becoming a painter, eventually moving to the South Pacific.
$14.00

Noa Noa, The Tahiti Journal

PAC13
Paul Gauguin, John Miller (Editor)
Dover Publications
1985
96
0486248593
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Gauguin’s impressions of two years in French Polynesia, originally published in 1919. With 24 black-and-white illustrations.
$5.95

Coming of Age in Samoa

PAC12
Margaret Mead
HarperCollins Publishers
2001
223
0688050336
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The much-debated ethnographic account of life and development in America Samoa, originally published in 1928. Written when Meade was just 23 years old, the book launched Meade's long career at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
$14.99

Typee, A Peep at Polynesian Life

PAC14
Herman Melville
Penguin
1996
328
0140434887
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1846 and the most popular of Melville's books during his lifetime, this partly autobiographical work tells the story of Tommo, a Yankee sailor who jumps ship and enters the flawed Pacific paradise of Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas.
$15.00

South Sea Tales

PAC15
Robert Louis Stevenson
Oxford University Press
2008
289
0199536082
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These entertaining tales, set among both real and mythical islands, show Stevenson's keen observations of island life.
$14.95

Kon-Tiki, Across the Pacific by Raft

PAC10
Thor Heyerdahl, F. H. Lyon (Translator)
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1990
304
0671726528
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The hugely popular account of a daring 1947 voyage that sailed along the Humboldt and Equatorial currents from Peru to Tahiti. Apart from the sheer adventure, Heyerdahl wanted to show the world that Polynesians could have settled the region. With photographs.
$7.99

Pouliuli

PAC19
Albert Wendt
University of Hawaii Press
1995
147
0824807286
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A celebrated novel of village life and power and myth by the noted Samoan writer.
$15.00

Serpent in Paradise

PAC28
Dea Birkett
Doubleday
1998
296
0385488718
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Intrigued by legends and romance, journalist Dea Birkett gets herself to three-square-mile Pitcairn Island for a sojourn among the descendents of Captain Bligh's mutinous crew.
$17.00

Treasure Island

PAC25
Robert Louis Stevenson
Atheneum
2003
298
0521485681
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The famous and fabulous adventure story of a boy who finds himself among pirates while searching for buried treasure. Inspired by the Isla de Coco.
$19.99

Robinson Crusoe

PAC29
Daniel Defoe
Aa Balkema
1997
500
1561795577
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This edition of the classic story features reproductions of the original wood-cut illustrations and an introduction to the life and times of Defoe. Based on the story of Alexander Selkirk, who was abandoned on the island now named after him.
$14.99

Robinson Crusoe

PAC30
Daniel Defoe
Penguin
2003
320
0141439823
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
It's worth revisiting this classic before exploring Selkirk Island.
$9.00

The Diver's Handbook

DIV26
Alan Mountain
Lyons Press
2009
160
0762750731
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for beginning divers, this illustrated handbook covers everything from equipment and health to conservation.
$24.95

Nest in the Wind, Adventures in Anthropology on a Tropical Island

PAC37
Martha C. Ward
Waveland Press
2005
178
1577663683
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A memoir of anthropological research among the peoples of Ponhpei in Micronesia.
$19.95

Destiny's Landfall, A History of Guam

PAC38
Robert Rogers
University of Hawaii Press
2011
432
0824833341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This standard comprehensive history of the island of Guam and its Chamorro inhabitants is written with an anthropological focus.
$37.00

The Last Navigator: A Young Man, an Ancient Mariner, the Secrets of the Sea

PAC39
Steve Thomas
Intl Marine
1997
307
0070645744
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
In this travelogue, Thomas (best known as the host of This Old House), sailed by the stars throughout Micronesia with a master "palau" from the Caroline island of Satawal.
$15.95

Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the "Bounty"

PAC42
Greg Dening
Cambridge University Press
1994
445
0521467187
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Captain Bligh and his mutiny is still fertile ground.
$54.00

In the Ring of Fire, A Pacific Basin Journey

PAC45
James Houston
Mercury House
1997
224
1562791001
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A lyrical narrative of the author's journeys through Japan, Indonesia, Micronesia, Hawaii and California.
$14.95

The Mystery of Easter Island

EIL10
Katherine Routledge
S.C.B.
1998
404
0932813488
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Captivating in its period detail, this record of a remarkable 1913 scientific voyage from Southampton to Easter Island includes unforgettable early impressions of the island.
$19.95

The Island of the Colorblind

PAC44
Oliver Sacks
Vintage Books
1997
320
0375700730
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Sacks examines an unusually large population of colorblind people in the remote Pacific.
$15.95

The Truelove

PAC53
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
256
0393031098
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
More terrific Aubrey & Maturin, set in the Pacific.
$24.00

Nutmeg of Consolation

AUS69
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1991
315
0393030326
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Further adventures of Captain Aubrey & Co., shipwrecked in the Dutch East Indies, and finding their way to the penal colony at Botany Bay in the early 19th Century.
$24.00

The Wine-Dark Sea

PAC56
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1993
261
0393035581
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Further adventures of Captain Aubrey and his friend Maturin, set in the Pacific.
$24.00

Desolation Island

PAC57
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1994
0393037053
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An Aubrey-Maturin adventure, set in the Pacific and Australia.
$24.00

Okinawa, The Last Battle of World War II

PAC60
Ross Leckie
Viking
1996
256
0140173897
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fast-paced history of the battle as witnessed by participants on both sides.
$17.00

The Far Side of the World

PAC55
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1994
366
039303710X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This tale, set in 1812, features a trip around Cape Horn, with Stephen Maturin, Patrick O'Brian's wonderful opium-addicted naturalist.
$24.00

Guadalcanal, The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle

PAC61
Richard Frank
Viking
1992
816
0140165614
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive account of the battle, using a variety of primary sources to flesh out the story of one of the most important battles on the Pacific front during WWII.
$25.00

Typee, Omoo, Mardi

PAC62
Herman Melville
Viking
1982
1333
0940450003
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Melville's South Pacific trilogy featuring a Yankee sailor who jumps ship and enters the flawed Pacific paradise of Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas.
$45.00

Tahiti and Society Islands Map

PAC65
IGN
IGN
1
2118400519
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Beautifully detailed with shaded relief, topography and surrounding coral reefs.
$16.95

Moon Handbook Fiji

PAC73
David Stanley
Avalon Travel Publishing
2011
419
1598807374
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to Fiji in the Moon series with drawings, black-and-white photos and 42 maps.
$19.95

Flags of Our Fathers

PAC77
James Bradley
Bantam Doubleday
2006
400
0553384155
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A compelling portrait of the young men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima, five marines and a navy corpsman.
$18.00

Lonely Planet Tahiti and French Polynesia

PAC86
Tony Wheeler, Jean-Bernard Carillet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1786572192
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Tahiti and French Polynesia includes a good overview of history, culture and nature and helpful travel details for your journey.
$22.99

Moon Handbook Tahiti

PAC87
David Stanley
Avalon Travel Publishing
2010
340
1598807382
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, map-filled guidebook to Tahiti, including the Cook Islands, with information on history, culture and highlights.
$19.95

France and the South Pacific since 1940

PAC89
Robert Aldrich
University of Hawaii Press
1994
440
0824815580
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-researched history of the South Pacific Islands from World War II to the present.
$25.00

Gauguin Tahiti

PAC92
Francoise Cachin
Distributed Art Books (DAP)
2011
372
0878466673
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This illustrated catalog features gorgeous reproductions and authoritative essays on Gauguin and his time in Tahiti. With 260 color and 80 black-and-white illustrations of paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints and sculptures.
$65.00

Omoo

PAC93
Herman Melville
Penguin
2007
336
0810117657
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second entry in Melville's triology set in the Marquesas and South Pacific.
$16.00

Gauguin's Skirt

PAC95
Stephen F. Eisenman
Thames & Hudson
1999
232
050028038X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A provocative analysis by an art historian of Gauguin and his work in Tahiti -- and its meaning for current politics in French Polynesia. With 110 reproductions (seven in color) of Gauguin's works and of photos circa 1900.
$24.95

Mutiny and Romance in the South Seas, A Companion to the Bounty Adventure

PAC109
Sven Wahlroos, Rolf Du Rietz
Aa Balkema
2001
639
0595138071
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A chronicle and gazetteer of the voyage of the Bounty
$36.95

Lonely Planet Fiji

PAC128
Robyn Jones
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1786572141
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide features maps, a good overview of Fiji's culture, history and nature, and information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. It also includes information on outdoor and adventure activities.
$21.99

Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide

DIV48
Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
Sea Challengers
1998
378
9810056877
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This comprehensive identification guide to coral reef fishes and invertebrates from Hawaii to the Red Sea features 1,800 color photographs.
$40.00

The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

PAC146
J. Maarten Troost
Broadway Books
2004
288
0767915305
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Dragged unwittingly with his wife to Kiribati, the author settled down to explore the island and its eccentric inhabitants in this hilarious, disturbing first book. It's a fascinating, decidedly unromantic glimpse into island life.
$15.00

30 Days in the South Pacific, True Stories of Escape to Paradise

PAC159
James O'Reilly (Editor), Sean O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor)
Traveler's Tales
2005
226
193236126X
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This anthology, which presents its stories as a month-long journey, features 30 tales of visitors and vagabonds taken in by the South Pacific.
$14.95