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

Author(s): Robert Macklin


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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  • : 9780733638497
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : May 2019
  • : 2.5 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 336