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Pac.DU710.R83 2009
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TITLE: Surviving paradise : one year on a disappearing island / Rudiak-Gould, Peter
PUBLISHED: New York : Union Square Press, 2009.
DESCRIPTION: 244 p. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Moon landing --A beautiful prison --The Marshall Islands on one dollar a day --A tropical paradox --Learning to speak again --Underwater coralhead cinderblock soccer wrestling --No student left behind --The scent of new things --The scent of new things --It takes a village to break a spirit --A vacation from paradise --Confessions of a spearfisherman --From island to mainland --On the waterfront --Liberation days --Getting past customs --To bring to an end --Another shore --Fallen palms.
NOTES: Just one month after his 21st birthday, Peter Rudiak-Gould moved to Ujae, a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands located 70 miles from the nearest telephone, car, store, or tourist, and 2,000 miles from the closest continent. He spent the next year there, living among its 450 inhabitants and teaching English to its schoolchildren.
SUBJECT: Rudiak-Gould, Peter--Travel--Marshall Islands--Ujelang Atoll.
SUBJECT: Ujelang Atoll (Marshall Islands)--Description and travel.

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