Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life ; Omoo : a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas ; Mardi : and a Voyage Thither

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Library of America, 1982 - 1333 pages
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Review: Typee/Omoo/Mardi (Library of America #1)

User Review  - Kurt Vosper - Goodreads

If you like this type of writing, you will enjoy it. Not as good or interesting as Moby Dick, but a good set of stories from the era. Read full review

Review: Typee/Omoo/Mardi (Library of America #1)

User Review  - Ted Mooney - Goodreads

I haven't read this book (though now I'm curious). Have no idea how this got here! Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Passage from the Cruising Ground to the
18
Some Account of the late operations of the French
26
Thoughts previous to attempting an Escape
42
The other side of the Mountain
55
The Important Question Typee or Happar?
66
Perilous Passage of the Ravine Descent into
75
The Head of the Valley Cautious Advance
84
Wilson Gives Us the Cut Departure far Imeeo
524
The Valley ofMartair
528
Farming in Polynesia
531
Some Account of the Wild Cattle in Polynesia
536
A Hunting Ramble with Zeke
539
Musquitoes
543
The Second Hunt in the Mountains
546
Mrs Bell
625

CHAPTER n Midnight Reflections Morning Visitors
95
Officiousness ofKoryKory His Devotion
109
Attempt to procure Relief from Nukuheva
119
A great Event happens in the Valley The
127
Kindness ofMarheyo and the rest of the 137
135
Improvement in Health and Spirits Felicity of
148
Swimming in company with the Girls of the
157
Reflections after Marnoos Departure Battle of
171
History of a day as usually spent in the Typee
178
Preparations for a Grand Festival in the
187
The Feast of Calabashes
193
Ideas suggested by the Feast of Calabashes
200
General Information gathered at the
213
King Mehevi Allusion to his Hawiian
222
The Social Condition and General Character of
235
Fishing Parties Mode of distributing the
242
A Professor of the Fine Arts His
253
Strange custom of the Islanders Their
263
The Stranger again arrives in the Valley
278
Appendix Provisional cession to Lord George Paulet of the
293
Sequel The Story of Toby
299
Preface
325
Introduction
327
My Reception Aboard
329
Some Account of the Ship
333
Further Account of the Julia
338
A Scene in the Forecastle
341
What Happened at Hytyhoo
345
We Touch at La Dominica
349
What Happened at Hannamanoo
352
The Tattooers of La Dominica
356
We Steer to the Westward State of Affairs
360
A SeaParlor Described with Some of Its Tenants
365
CHAPTER n Doctor Long Ghost a Wag One of His Capers
369
Death and Burial of Two of the Crew
372
Our Destination Changed
378
Rope Tarn
380
Chips and Bungs
384
We Encounter a Gale
386
The Coral Islands
389
Little Jule Sails without Us
473
Jermin Serves Us a Good Turn Friendships
478
We Take unto Ourselves Friends
483
We Levy Contributions on the Shipping
485
MotooOtoo A Tahitian Casuist
488
One Is Judged by the Company He Keeps
492
Cathedral ofPapoar The Church of the
494
A Missionarys Sermon with Some Reflections
498
Something about the Kannakippers
503
How They Dress in Tahiti
507
Tahiti As It Is
510
Same Subject Continued
516
Something Happens to Long Ghost
520
Which Ends the Book
642
Preface
661
Foot in Stirrup
663
A Calm
669
A King for a Comrade
671
A Chun in the Clouds
677
Seats secured and Portmanteaus packed
680
Eight Bells
683
A Pause
685
They push off Velis et Remis
687
The Watery World is all before Them
690
They arrange their Canopies and Lounges and
692
CHAPTER n Jarl afflicted with the Lockjaw
695
More about being in an open Boat
697
Of the Chondropterygii and other uncouth
699
Jarls Misgivings
703
A Stitch in Time saves Nine
706
They are Becalmed
708
In high Spirits they push on for the Term
711
Once more they take to the Chamois
780
The Sea on Fire
782
They fall in with Strangers
786
Sire and Sons
791
A Fray
793
Remorse
796
The Tent entered
798
Away
801
Reminiscences 804
804
The Chamois with a roving Commission
806
Yillah arl and Samoa
808
Something under the Surface
810
Tillah
814
Tillah in Ardair
816
The Dream begins to fade
820
World ho
822
The Chamois Ashore
825
A Gentleman from the Sun
827
Tiflin in a Temple
830
King Media a Host
833
Taji takes Counsel with himself
836
Morning
1277
LUltima sera
1279
They sail from N ight to Day
1284
They land
1287
Bahhalanja relates to them a Vision 1294
1294
They depart from Serenia
1300
They draw ngyh to Flozella
1304
They land
1306
They enter the Bower of Hautia I309
1309
Taji with Hautia
1312
an Ocean before
1314
Chronology
1317
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