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Author Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979.

Title Isles of despair / by Ion L. Idriess
Published Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1947

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 ADPML SPC  827.02 I214 A6/I  LIB USE ONLY
Description viii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary A fictionalized account of Barbara Thomson, who was shipwrecked and castaway on Possession Island in the Torres Strait in 1845, lived with the islanders, and was rescued by Capt. Owen Stanley in the "Rattlesnake", 1849
Notes Maps on lining papers
National Library of Autralia's N A 823 IDR copy carries original dustjacket. ANL
Subject Thompson, Barbara, approximately 1828-1912?
Thomson, Barbara -- Fiction.
Thomson, Barbara, 1828-1912?
Thomson, Barbara, approximately 1826-1916 -- Fiction
Thomson, Barbara.
Castaways -- Australia -- Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Fiction.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Social life and customs.
Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Description and travel.
Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Social life and customs.
Torres Strait.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. xcc00014060
ISBN 0552993301 (paperback)