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Bright and distant shores : a novel, Dominic Smith

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Bright and distant shores : a novel
Title
Bright and distant shores
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dominic Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chicago, 1897. An obsessive collector and insurance magnate commissions the world's tallest building. Determined to compete with Marshall Field's recent donation of $1 million to found the Field Museum, the tycoon funds a private 'collecting' voyage into the Pacific, collecting not only weaponry and artefacts but also 'several natives related by blood'
Summary
When a late-19th-century Chicago insurance magnate sponsors a South Seas expedition to collect various Melanesian artifacts, his schemes ensnare two orphans including a recently engaged itinerant trader and a mission houseboy who longs to be reunited with his sister
Tone
Writing style
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393865
Cataloging source
ANL
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Smith, Dominic
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maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Oceania
  • South Pacific Ocean
Target audience
adult
Label
Bright and distant shores : a novel, Dominic Smith
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Publication
Control code
000046690771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
504 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742374161
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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Label
Bright and distant shores : a novel, Dominic Smith
Publication
Control code
000046690771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
504 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742374161
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
map

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