Listed in the order in which they were presented by Carol "Sadie" Urbanowicz


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Antonio Pigafetta - (Ferdinand Magellan's journey) * First VoyageAround the world 1519-1522

Pedro Fernandes de Queiros- *The Voyages of Pedro Fernandezde Quiros 1595-1606

William Dampier –* A New Voyage Round the World -1692

Captain James Cook –* Three Voyages Round the World

Patrick O'Brian - (about Joseph Banks) – Joseph Banks: A Life -1987

ARTISTS - (Cook's 1st circumnavigation) Daniel Solander, Sydney Parkinson, Alexander Buchan;

                    (2nd circumnavigation) William Hodges; ( 3rdcircumnavigation) John Webber

John Hawkesworth - *An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by theOrder of His Present Majesty, for Making Discoveries in

     the Southern Hemisphere: and SuccessfullyPerformed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain

     Cook (3 Volumes ) 1773

Glynis Ridley- The Discovery of Jeanne Baret - 2010

Louis Antoine deBougainville –*A VoyageAround the World in 1766-1769 –1771

William BlighThe Mutiny Aboard the HMS Bounty -1792

Sir John Barrows- The Eventful History of the Mutiny and PiraticalSeizure of HMS Bounty -1831

Sir John Barrows - (Gavin Kennedy, ed.) – The Mutiny of theBounty -1980

Edmund Fanning - *Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific1792-1822  -1833

William Mariner and Dr.John Martin, M.D. – Anaccount of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific

      Ocean - 1827



John Williams –* A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises inthe South Sea Islands-1837

William Ellis – *Polynesian Researches During A Residenceof Nearly Eight Years in the Society and Sandwich  Islands -1829

Henry Obookiah – *Memoirs of Henry Obookiah

Lucy Thurston – *Life and Times of Mrs. Lucy Thurston,Wife of Rev. Asa Thurston, Pioneer Missionary to the Sandwich Islands

Hiram Bingham- *A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the SandwichIslands: or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of

     Those Islands: Comprising a ParticularView of the Missionary Operation Connected with the  Introduction and Progress of

     Christianity and Civilization Among theHawiian People -1848

A. R. Kassel – Hawaiian Missionaries – 2011



Owen ChaseThe Wreck of the Whaleship Essex -1821

Nathaniel PhilbrickIn the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy ofthe Whaleship Essex -2000

Isabella L. BirdSix Months in the Sandwich Islands -1876

Constance F. Gordon-Cumming – PAINTINGS – and books: A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War -1877; AtHome in Fiji

     – 1882; Fire Fountains: theKingdom of Hawaii, Its Volcanoes, and the History of the Missions (2 volumes) -1883

Queen LiliuokalaniHawaii's Story -1798

Mark Twain - ( A. Grave Day ed. ) Letters from Hawaii -1966; or Letters from the Sandwich Islands

Paul Gauguin – *Noa Noa (translated 1919)

Robert Louis Stevenson – (A. Grove Day, ed.) Travels in Hawaii -1973; A Footnote to History: Eight Years of

     Trouble in Samoa – 1892; In the South Seas – 1895

Charles Warren StoddardSouth Sea Idyls - 1864; Summer Cruising in the South Seas -1874; A Trip to Hawaii 1885;

     Hawaiian Life: Being Lazy, Letters fromthe Low Latitudes -1894

George Leslie Calderon – *Tahiti – 1921

Frederick O'Brien – *White Shadows in the South Seas -1919

Jack London –*The Cruise of the Snark -1911

Sir Peter Buck – TeRangi Hiroa – Vikings of theSunrise – 1938; The Comingof the Maori - 1947

Sydney W. PowellA South Sea Diary -1942

Bronislaw KasparMalinowskiArgonauts ofthe Western Pacific -1922

Rupert Brooke –Letters From America – 1916

Sir Arthur Francis GrimbleA Pattern of Islands (aka: We Choose the Islands) - 1952; Return to the Islands – 1957

Alec Waugh  - HotCountries – 1930

Margaret Mead – Coming of Age in Samoa – 1928; Growing Up in New Guinea -1930  

A. Grove DayHawaii: Fiftieth Star -1960; (with Carl Stroven) - A Hawaiian Reader 1961; (with Carl Stroven) True

     Tales of the South Seas-1966; Spell of Hawaii -1968; TheLure of Tahiti -1987; Hawaii andits People -1995;

     Pacific Islands Literature -1971; Mad About Islands: Novelists of a VanishedPacific -1987

James A. Michener – (with A. Grave Day) Rascals in Paradise -1957

MarjorieSinclairNahi ena ena: Sacred Daughter of Hawaii - 1976

Robert A. Langdon – Tahiti: Island of Love -1959

Gavan DawsShoal of Time-1968; Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai -1973; A Dream of Islands – 1980; (with George=

      Cooper)-Land and Power in Hawaii 1985; Honolulu, The First Century: The story ofthe town to 1876 -2006

Larry McMurtry - Paradise– 2001

Michael KriegerConversations with Cannibals: The End ofthe Old South Pacific - 1994

Paul TherouxThe Happy Isles of Oceania - 1992

Sarah VowellUnfamiliar Fishes -2011




 Listed in the order in which they were presented by Carol "Sadie" Urbanowicz


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Daniel DefoeRobinson Crusoe - 1719

William BlighThe Mutiny On Board the HMS Bounty – 1792

Sir John Barrow (Gavin Kennedy ed.) The Mutiny on the Bounty -1831 – (1980 Kennedy edition)

James Norman Hall and CharlesBernard Nordhoff – *FaeryLands of the South Seas –1921; 

     Trilogy: Mutiny on the Bounty– 1932, Men Against the Sea– 1932 – Pitcairn's Island – 1934;  Hurricane –1936; 

     No More Gas – 1940;  South Sea Tales  1941

Richard Hough- Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian-1973

Owen ChaseThe Wreck of The Whaleship Essex – 1841

Herman MelvilleTypee – 1846; Oomo –1847; Moby Dick -1851

Richard Henry Dana, Jr. – Two Years Before the Mast - 1840

Mark TwainLetters From Hawaii 1866 (ed. A. Grove Day);  Roughing It– 1872

Albertine LoomisGrapes of Canaan: The True Story of Hawaii's Missionaries – 1966

Pierre Loti – *The Marriage of Loti  (alsoknown as Rarahu) -1880

Louis Becke –* By Reef and Palm – 1894; *The Ebbing of the Tide- 1896; 

     *The Mutineer: a Romance of PitcairnIsland – 1898; South SeasSupercargo -1906

Charles Warren StoddardSouth Sea Idyls -1873

Robert Louis StevensonSouth Sea Tales – 1893;

Robert Louis Stevenson andLloyd OsbourneThe Wrecker – 1892; The Ebb-Tide – 1894

Lloyd Osbourne – * Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas – 1922

Earl Derr Biggers House Without a Key - 1925

Armine von TempskiBorn in Paradise – 1940; Aloha – 1946; Lava -1930; Ripe Breadfruit -1935

W. Somerset MaughamThe Moon and Sixpence –1919; The Trembling of a Leaf [incl. short story Rain] -1921

Robert Dean Frisbie– The Book of Puka Puka -1929; Amaru-A Romance of the South Seas -1945

Florence "Whiskey Johnny" Frisbie – Miss Ulysses From Puka Puka -1948

Jack LondonSouth Sea Tales – 1911; A Son of the Sun – 1912; House of Pride and Other Tales ofHawaii -1912;

     Jerry of the Islands – 1917; Michael, Brother of Jerry – 1917; On the Makaloa Mat – 1919

A. Grove Day – (with Eric Knudsen) Teller of HawaiianTales -1945; (with Carl Stroven) BestSouth Sea Stories -1965

John O'Grady (pseudonym for Nino Culcotta)No Kava forJohnny - 1966

James A. MichenerTales of the South Pacific -1947; Return to Paradise – 1951; Hawaii – 1959

Marjorie SinclairKona – 1947; Wild Wind -1950

Oswald Andrew Bushnell (O.A. Bushnell)The Returnof Lono -1955; Moloki – 1972;  Ka a awa-1975; 

     The Stone of Kannon -1978; The Water of Kane -1980;

Eugene BurdickThe Blue of Capricorn -1961

Gavan DawsHonolulu Stories: Two Centuries of Writing -2008

Maualaivao Albert Wendt (Albert Wendt)Sons forthe Return Home -1973; Pouliuli - 1977;

      Leaves of the Banyan Tree- 1994; Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree - 1999

Paul Edward Theroux -  HotelHonolulu – 2001

Clare Coleman (pseudonym for  Clare Bell and Malcolm Coleman Easton)Daughter of theReef -1992;

      Sister of the Sky – 1993; Child of the Dawn - 1994

Celeste VaiteBreadfruit -2000; Frangapani -2004; Taire in Bloom-2006


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