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Author Montgomery, Charles, 1968-
Title The Shark God : encounters with ghosts and ancestors in the South Pacific / Charles Montgomery.
Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins, [2006].
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 1  919.5 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st HarperCollins ed.
Description 370 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-370).
Note Originally published: The Last heathen. Vancouver, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.
Contents A packet of sand -- The business of Port Vila is God -- Tanna: a conflagration of belief -- The prophet raises his hands to the sky -- Ninety hours on the MV Brisk -- The book of Espiritu Santo -- The word and its meaning -- The island of magic and fear -- The curse of Gaua -- The parishioners' paradise -- Death and marriage on Mota -- The secret of West Vanua Lava -- My first Tasiu -- Guadalcanal, the unhappy isle -- The bishop of Malaita -- A short walk in East Kwaio -- Raiders of the Nono lagoon -- Under the Langa Langa lagoon -- The brothers and their miracles -- Nukapu and the meaning of stories.
Subject Montgomery, Charles, 1968- -- Travel -- Melanesia.
Melanesia -- Religious life and customs.
Melanesia -- Description and travel.
Added Title Last heathen
Encounters with ghosts and ancestors in the South Pacific
ISBN 006076516X (alk. paper)
9780060765163 (alk. paper)