The Resource Coconut Chaos: : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea, (electronic resource)

Coconut Chaos: : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea, (electronic resource)

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Coconut Chaos: : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea
Title
Coconut Chaos:
Title remainder
Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Moving between fact and fiction, past and present, this dizzyingly inventive novel reimagines the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty It started with a coconut . . . In the early hours of April 27, 1789, Fletcher Christian, master's mate on the HMS Bounty, took a coconut from a pile on the quarterdeck. This random, seemingly inconsequential act set in motion a snowballing series of events that culminated in a revolt. In this strikingly original novel, equal parts time-travel adventure, travelogue, and fictional memoir, Diana Souhami moves across time and place, from eighteenth-century Tahiti to modern-day Pitcairn Island, from Knightsbridge to Tauranga, Mangareva to Tubuai. Along with Fletcher Christian, the sprawling cast of characters includes the unforgettable Captain William Bligh, who is cast adrift in an open boat on ferocious seas with eighteen men and no maps or supplies. Readers will also meet Pitcairn Island sex offenders, the Native American crew of a seventeen-thousand-ton ship called the Tundra Princess, the narrator's elderly mother, and a mysterious lesbian aristocrat known as Lady Myre. Weaving together history, destiny, and chaos theory, this captivating adventure is for anyone who has ever yearned to travel to an exotic, faraway place
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Souhami, Diana
Dewey number
996.18
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Christian, Fletcher
  • Bligh, William
  • Souhami, Diana.
  • Bounty Mutiny, 1789
  • Electronic books
  • Pitcairn Islands
Target audience
adult
Label
Coconut Chaos: : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11556464
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11556464
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11556464
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Coconut Chaos: : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11556464
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11556464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11556464
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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