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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir
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'John Singe first arrived at Thursday Island in 1970. Peopled by many wild and wonderful characters, this tropical paradise proved to be no place for the faint-hearted.

'As a diver, John Singe survived shark attacks and frequently faced the Strait’s unpredictable moods when sailing the waters from Cape York to Papua New Guinea. Hunting and fishing expeditions also provided him with an unexpected education.

'As well as charting one man’s Indiana Jones-like adventures, this entertaining book voyages across contemporary Islander cultures and lifestyles.

'Much more than a travel saga, My Island Home traces the rewarding journey of its author who continues to be drawn irresistibly to the gregarious people and unlimited horizons of Torres Strait.' (Publication summary)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

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Works about this Work

Torres Strait Memoir Back in Print Mark Roy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Torres News , 16 March no. 955 2011; (p. 14)

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Susan Ballyn , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , March vol. 1 no. 1 2006;

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Susan Ballyn , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Studies , Winter vol. 19 no. 2 2004; (p. 248-249)

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Karl Neuenfeldt , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 111-112)

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Clive Moore , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , June no. 24 2004;

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 December 2003; (p. 17)

— Review of Bittersweet Journey Ruth Hegarty , 2003 single work autobiography ; My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Miscellany Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 December 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Cathy : Her Own Story Cathy Freeman , Scott Gullan , 2003 single work autobiography ; Gallipoli Diaries : The Anzac's Own Story Day by Day 2003 anthology diary ; My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Island Diary Lacks Depth Mary Philip , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 January 2004; (p. 8)

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Clive Moore , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , June no. 24 2004;

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Karl Neuenfeldt , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 111-112)

— Review of My Island Home : A Torres Strait Memoir John Singe , 2003 single work autobiography
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