Books tagged: micronesia

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Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
In 1967 the Peace Corps sent P. F. Kluge to paradise - or so the American possessions in Micronesia seemed. His assignment was as noble as it was adventurous: to help the people of those half-forgotten Pacific islands move from old to new, so that paradise would have prosperity and freedom as well as physical beauty. He immersed himself in the lives of the diverse peoples of the islands.
By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Veteran travel writer Walt Christophersen chronicles his experiences as he journeys around much of the world in the 1960s and 70s, with an emphasis on getting from one place to another. He hops across the Pacific visiting dozens of islands between Tahiti and Yap, sails down the Amazon and travels mostly overland from Beirut to Tokyo, witnessing Afghanistan at peace and Vietnam at war.