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AWOL : tales for travel-inspired minds

Author: Jennifer Barclay; Amy Logan
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Vintage Canada, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Caroline Alexander has chosen to frame her narrative by focusing on the court-martial of the ten mutineers who were captured in Tahiti and brought to justice in England. This fresh perspective revivifies the entire saga, and the salty, colorful language of the captured men themselves conjures the events of that April morning in 1789.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Barclay; Amy Logan
ISBN: 0679312153 9780679312154
OCLC Number: 50755145
Description: xvii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Monks on Mopeds / Laurie Gough --
Incident at Rankin Inlet / Peter Unwin --
Chickens, Girls and Ruins / Simona Chiose --
Two Days in Dallas / Charles Wilkins --
Her Eyes Follow / Camilla Gibb --
On the Road to San Rocco a Pilli / Michael Redhill --
Looking for Demetrius / Myrna Kostash --
Bus Ride to Big Jesus / Rick Maddocks --
Exit Permit / Grant Buday --
Penetrating Europe-Land / Mark Anthony Jarman --
The Drunken Boat / Steven Heighton --
A Lesson in Dance / Gillian Meiklem --
Local Rules / Brad Smith --
A Brazilian Notebook / Andrew Pyper --
Up the Holy Mountain (and Down by Cable Car) / David Manicom --
Off-Season in Puerto Vallarta / Warren Dunford --
Close Encounters of the Euro-Trash Kind / Deirdre Kelly --
We Turned Some Sharp Corners: A Marriage Proposal in Durango / Nick Massey-Garrison --
Broken Heaven, Broken Earth / Karen Connelly --
With My Little Eye / Tony Burgess --
The Last Hippie / James Grainger --
How I Learned to Love Scotch / Arjun Basu --
The Tea House on the Mountain / Rabindranath Maharaj --
My First Brothel / Scott Gardiner --
The Growing Season / Nikki Barrett --
The Ballet of Patrick Blue-Ass / Patrick Woodcock --
Aftershock / Jill Lawless --
Two Drawings / Michael Winter --
Headlands / Jonathan Bennett --
The Motherhood Roadshow / Alison Wearing --
Station Road / Sandra Shields --
Where the Birds Are / Katherine Govier --
Photographs / Rui Umezawa --
Coming Home / Jamie Zeppa.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Barclay and Amy Logan.
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Caroline Alexander has chosen to frame her narrative by focusing on the court-martial of the ten mutineers who were captured in Tahiti and brought to justice in England. This fresh perspective revivifies the entire saga, and the salty, colorful language of the captured men themselves conjures the events of that April morning in 1789.

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