Confederation of Dreams by Chance DeWitt
Approx. 77,950 words.
Published on February 16, 2011.
A true story of one man's heroics in the drafting of the Constitution of Vanuatu. In 1980 a small town attorney from Nevada journeyed to the South Pacific to help the indigenious people draft a constitution. The year long process lead to intrigue, treachery, ending with a plane crash on a cannibal island. Read how the "primitive" tribesmen knew more about governance than did the oxford educated.