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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

The Art of Tonga

PAC69
Keith St. Cartmail
University of Hawaii Press
1997
152
0824819721
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A spectacular, comprehensive overview of Tongan material culture, this handsome book features the sculpture, body adornment, canoes, clubs, containers, tools, textiles and other art of Tonga, ancient and modern.
$31.99

Lonely Planet Rarotonga, Samoa & Tonga

PAC136
Peter Dragicevic
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1786572176
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide in the popular series.
$21.99

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

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

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

Pacific Journeys

PAC183
Peter Hendrie
University of Hawaii Press
2003
224
0957740204
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A striking portfolio of 330 color photographs of the people, nature and landscape of the region, Hendrie's gorgeous book includes images from his many journeys to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, to Tahiti and the Marquesas, Tonga, Fiji, Easter Island and Hawaii over the last 20 years.
$45.00

Arts of the Pacific Islands

PAC81
Anne D'Alleva
Yale University Press
2010
176
0810927225
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Organized by island group, this authoritative, generously illustrated overview covers the well-known textiles, sculptures, jewelry, paintings, architecture and dance of New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
$25.00

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 Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia

PAC214
Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Oxford University Press
2008
210
0192842382
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Kaeppler covers the range of textiles, bark cloth, body ornament carving and ornament found throughout the Pacific in this lively, authoritative survey. With 100 illustrations, most in full color.
$27.95

Blue Latitudes, Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

EXP31
Tony Horwitz
Picador USA
2003
480
0312422601
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Sailing on a replica of Endeavour, Horwitz mixes history, fun and adventure in this hilarious recap of Cook's daring voyages around the world.
$20.00

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

The Fragile Edge, Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific

PAC173
Julia Whitty
Lightning Source
2008
304
0618197168
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Whitty illuminates coral reefs, their inhabitants and the pleasures of diving in this memoir of underwater adventures in Rangiroa, Tuvalu and Moorea. Winner of the 2008 Kiriyama Prize and John Burroughs Medal.
$18.95

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

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

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

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

For Kids

Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

PAC327
William Bligh
Bloomsbury USA
2014
320
1472907213
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A storied history of sea navigation, mutiny and justice. When his crew accuses him of unjust punishment and takes over his ship, Captain William Bligh is forced to navigate a small boat 3,618 miles from Timor to England.
$14.00

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Landfalls of Paradise

PAC67
Earl R. Hinz
University of Hawaii Press
2006
369
0824830377
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Aimed at the yachtsman, this cruising guide is also a compact, illustrated overview of 75 ports and island nations throughout the Pacific.
$46.99

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 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