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The Resource Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island, Kathy Marks

Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island, Kathy Marks

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Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island
Title
Pitcairn
Title remainder
paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island
Statement of responsibility
Kathy Marks
Title variation
  • Trouble in paradise :uncovering the dark secrets of Britain's most remote island
  • Lost paradise : from Mutiny on the Bounty to a modern-day legacy of sexual mayhem, the dark secrets of Pitcairn island revealed
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Rape trials on Pitcairn island of early 2000. Analysis of historical relationship between the mutiny of the Bounty, and the subsequent settling by some of the mutineers on Pitcairn Island (plus a considered look at other possible causal factors) and the recently uncovered culture of sexual abuse of the island's women, which appears to be deeply entrenched in the island's quirky culture. The author was one of six journalists accredited to attend the Pitcairn Island trials of 2005 ..."--Provided by publisher
Summary
A shocking expose of the terrible secrets at the heart of the Pitcairn Island community -- a tale of systematic child abuse and rape which stretches back over 40 years
Award
Ned Kelly Award for Best True Crime, 2010.
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371385
Cataloging source
ANL
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Marks, Kathy
Dewey number
364.153
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Sex crimes
  • Pitcairn Island
Target audience
adult
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paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island
Label
Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island, Kathy Marks
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Publication
Control code
000041619761
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Australian ed.
Extent
381 p.
Isbn
9780732282547
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island, Kathy Marks
Publication
Control code
000041619761
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Australian ed.
Extent
381 p.
Isbn
9780732282547
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Other physical details
ill., maps

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