We chose the islands
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We chose the islands a six-year adventure in the Gilberts. by Grimble, Arthur Francis Sir

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English



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London ed. (Murray) has title: A pattern of islands.

LC ClassificationsDU615 .G83 1952
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6112591M
LC Control Number52009703

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Return To The Islands continues Grimbles account of life, now in the I never expected that I should be so fortunate to also find this, the second of his books. That’s what I love about second-hand bookshops; you never know what you’re going to find.4/5. Sown into the very history of the terrain, we choose what of the island we will share with others, and so the beak of a hummingbird dipping into the beaded nectar of an immortelle flower creates the ambiance for the stories we choose to tell. And so, like the fingers of a hand skimming the water of a glassy tide pool, you touch but the surface. This book summons us to be leaders for this time of profound disruption, to reclaim leadership as a noble profession that creates possibility and humaneness in the midst of increasing fear and turmoil by creating Islands of Sanity. Check Meg’s calendar for weekend retreats focused on the role of leaders as warriors for the human spirit. This excellent book sets out practical ways in which WE (not they) can alleviate the climate crisis and keep global temperature rise to below the critical degrees by Its OUR choice. Stay under degrees, and have hotter weather, but the capacity for food and living conditions that are livable/5.

After retiring and moving to Britain in Grimble became a writer and broadcaster. He wrote A Pattern of Islands (London, John Murray , published in the United States as We Chose the Islands) and Return to the Islands (), both of which were bestsellers. Pacific Destiny, a film based on his experiences, was released in Where are the Azores Islands. The islands of the Azores are located in the Atlantic Ocean between Europe and America.. Roughly measured they lie about halfway between these two continents. It is 1,km from the Azores to Portugal, and 1,km to Newfoundland in Canada.. This location in the middle of the ocean makes it a popular mooring spot for sailing yachts that cross the Atlantic.   While the famed island of Phuket is a stunning beach getaway full of points properties, travelers, Thailand-bound travelers should consider expanding their horizons. The Southeast Asian nation actually has hundreds of islands scattered across the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, making it easy for you to discover a pristine, inviting beach without throngs . Finally as an extra bonus in the spirit of the first C, Laurie and I will be attending the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Foundation breakfast on February 12th. In addition, Island Books is joining other businesses in donating 20% of our sales on February 12th to support MIYFS. We will also be hosting Blind Date with a book.