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Wideawake island the story of the B. O. U. Centenary Expedition to Ascension. by Stonehouse, Bernard.

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English



  • Ascension Island.


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Book details:

LC ClassificationsQL694.A8 S7
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5816163M
LC Control Number61000255

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stonehouse, Bernard. Wideawake island. London, Hutchinson [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Hardcover. Hutchinson. English. ISBN: 0. pp with colour frontis and bw illustrations. Good condition, no dw. A group of ornithologists mount an expedition to the isle of Ascension to study the avifauna of that remote island.. Book No: / From the Scottish highlands to the South Island of New Zealand, life was harsh for early pioneers, but Sophia and George McKay had hopes for a better future when they stepped ashore on Boxing Day The reader takes the journey with them as they travel inland to begin a life farming sheep in the Mackenzie Basin/5. Born in in Berlin, Robert Bober is a film and stage director and writer. He has directed over films for television and is the author of five books, including Ellis Island (The New Press) with Georges Perec and Quoi de neuf sur la guerre?, for which he was awarded the Prix du Livre Inter. Bober lives in Volk has translated over three dozen titles from the French.

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