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Pac.DU500.B73 2014
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TITLE: Homesick in paradise : a Ponape story, 1965-1967 : a memoir / by Jean Braden.
AUTHOR: Truk Lagoon.
PUBLISHED: Gresham, OR : [publisher not identified], [2014].
DESCRIPTION: 109 pages : color illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm
NOTES: "In 1965 a young family travel to the island of Ponape (now called Pohnpei), in Micronesia. Gary Braden is hired by the Department of Interior to teach English as a Second Language in the Trust Territory of the Pacific.
NOTES: His wife Jean and their one year old son go with him.Thereis no airport and they arrive in a sea plane which lands on the water inside the reef.
NOTES: Jean details the events and adventures they experience andthe friendships that develop. Homesickness is a constant battle for Jean and she finds living on a island difficult at times."
SUBJECT: Homesickness --Anecdotes.
SUBJECT: Americans --Micronesia --Biography.
SUBJECT: Americans.
SUBJECT: Homesickness.
SUBJECT: Pohnpei Island (Micronesia) --Anecdotes.
SUBJECT: Micronesia.
SUBJECT: Micronesia (Federated States) --Pohnpei Island.

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