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The Shark God

encounters with ghosts and ancestors in the South Pacific

by Charles Montgomery

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Melanesia
    • Subjects:
    • Montgomery, Charles, 1968- -- Travel -- Melanesia,
    • Melanesia -- Religious life and customs,
    • Melanesia -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: The Last heathen. Vancouver, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.

      StatementCharles Montgomery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2620.M4 M66 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428350M
      ISBN 10006076516X
      LC Control Number2005052811


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Not to be confused with The Shark God ( film), directed by John Griffith Wray. The Last Heathen: Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia is a book by Charles Montgomery, published in Canada by Douglas and McIntyre in In it was published in the United States by HarperCollins The Shark God book The Shark God.

The Last Heathen is the autobiographical account of the author in his journey. The Shark God: Encounters with Myth and Magic in the South Pacific by Charles Montgomery pp, Fourth Estate, £ In Bishop John Coleridge Patteson, an old Etonian missionary of the.

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