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Author Marks, Kathy.

Title Pitcairn : paradise lost : uncovering the dark secrets of a South Pacific fantasy island / Kathy Marks
Edition [First Australian edition]
Published London ; Sydney : Fourth Estate, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  364.15309618 Mar/Ppl  AVAILABLE
Description 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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
Subject Sex crimes -- Pitcairn Islands.
Pitcairn Islands -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780732282547 (paperback)