Castaway: The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

Author(s): Robert Macklin

History | Spectrum - September 2019

The astonishing and unknown story of Narcisse Pelletier - a French cabin boy cast away in 1858 on the Daintree coast of far north Queensland, where he was adopted by the local Aborigines for 17 years - as a full member of the tribe, and had a family. He was then in effect kidnapped and returned to France, where he settled unhappily, married and became a lighthouse keeper - but his heart was always back with his 'tribe'...

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General Fields

  • : 9780733638497
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : June 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1907
  • : 1907
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 336
  • : 336
  • : Robert Macklin
  • : Robert Macklin
  • : near fine
  • : near fine
  • : 994.3803092
  • : 994.3803092