The Castaway

Author: Robert Macklin
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  • : $32.99(AUD)
  • : 9780733638497
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hachette Australia
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  • : June 2019
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  • : 32.99
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  • : Robert Macklin
  • : Paperback
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Barcode 9780733638497
9780733638497

Description

The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far north Queensland, where he was adopted by the local Aborigines for 17 years - as a full member of the tribe, and had a family. He was then in effect kidnapped and returned to France, where he settled unhappily, married and became a lighthouse keeper - but his heart was always back with his 'tribe'...