Prescott of Naura single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 Prescott of Naura
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Prescott, an escaped convict, commits an atrocity against a group of sailors and other escapees when they refuse to join him in an act of piracy. His actions lead to his exile from Naura and he is forced to wander the Pacific trying to escape his reputation.


  • Becke gives sufficient information in this story to establish that the island he is referring to is Nauru, not Naura in P.N.G.

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  • Appears in:
    y Pacific Tales Louis Becke , London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1897 Z328199 1897 selected work short story London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1897 pg. 65 - 86
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    South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Forestier Peninsula - Tasman Peninsula area, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
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