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Making a Fortune in the South Seas single work   prose  
Issue Details: First known date: 1908... 1908 Making a Fortune in the South Seas
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Becke writes of the financial realities and physical hardships of earning a living in the Pacific Islands. His essay is written in response to a series of articles that extolled the ease with which fortunes were to be made in the Pacific region.

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    y separately published work icon The Call of the South Louis Becke , London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1908 Z325514 1908 single work non-fiction autobiography A description of the narrator's wanderings around Australia and the South Pacific. Much of the material appears to be autobiographical and he also relates a number of tales that were told to him during his travels. London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1908 pg. 133 - 140
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