Henderson"s spear

a novel by Ronald Wright

Publisher: Henry Holt in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Henderson
Published: Pages: 334 Downloads: 701
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Subjects:

  • George -- V, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1865-1936 -- Travel -- Polynesia -- Fiction,
  • Canadians -- Polynesia -- Fiction,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Missing in action -- Fiction,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
  • Women prisoners -- Fiction,
  • Polynesia -- Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementRonald Wright.
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246355M
ISBN 100805069968
LC Control Number2001039633

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HENDERSON'S SPEAR is a love letter from a woman who never thought of herself as a mother, to her now 20 year old daughter. Ronald Wright tells of the history of the end of the Korean War & the French & American atomic bomb testing on the atolls of that vast ocean.4/5(7).

Two narratives are interwoven in Hendersons Spear, told in different styles, both vividly fresh and exciting.

The modern one has Olivia, a rootless young woman imprisoned in Tahiti on a murder charge, writing her life story in the form of a letter to the daughter she gave up for adoption/5(14). HENDERSON'S SPEAR is a complex historical tale that never loses its path while entertaining the audience.

Though the narrator Liv tells the story late in the twentieth century, she relates her present predicament with the Henderson diary and the Korean War vanishing of her father without either account losing steam/5(3). Henderson's Spear.

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—Toronto Star. Len Gasparini/5(3). Get this from a library. Henderson's spear. [Ronald Wright] -- Liv is writing froma Tahitian jail, piecing together her troubled past and her family's buried history for the unknown daughter she gave up at birth.

The search for her own father, an airman missing. Henderson Books, Bellingham, WA. likes 16 talking about this were here. Henderson Books has been located in downtown Bellingham since This is a general used bookstore with/5(29).

Written with a deep understanding of the landscape and culture of the South Sea islands, Henderson's Spear is at once a moving study of loss — of a parent, a child, a past — and an exploration of historical forces that nearly extinguished a people and still threaten us today.

Ronald Wright's deft touch and luminous prose make this rich. Through unforgettable characters and a mesmerizing story, Henderson's Spear traces two tales of obsession, intrigue, and loss-from the s and the s.

These stories reach around the world from Africa, England, and North America to converge with compelling effect in the Polynesian islands. With a little more passion, this story could have unlimited potential for the drama and mystery of an exotic locale, but, for this reader, Henderson's Spear misses the target by a mile.

My favorite part of the book is the quote before Chapter One: "No one lives under palm trees unpunished". -Goethe, Die Wahlverwandtschaften, Book Robert Muchamore Hendersons Boys 7 Books Collection Set The Escape, Eagle Day, Secret Army, Grey Wolves, The Prisoner, Shot Kill, Scorched Earth) by Robert Muchamore.

A grand family saga, played out over several centuries, continents, and oceans, from novelist and nature writer Wright (A Scientific Romance,etc.).In AprilOlivia Wyvern writes to the daughter she placed for adoption years ago of the events that led to her incarceration in Tahiti. COVID Resources.

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This spin-off series tells the story of CHERUB founder Charles Henderson, a British spy who uses children (usually orphans) to gain the advantage against the enemy. Robert Muchamore began his Henderson’s Boys series in with the novel The Escape.

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Henderson’s Spear recycles research, observations, and devices Wright has stitched into his other works, although this one is inspired by a bit of juicy family history. Set mostly in and on the South Seas – with cameos by Vancouver, Africa, and England – the novel uses details from the life of Wright’s cousin, Francis Henderson.

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Harry and the Hendersons is a American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy, Lainie Kazan and Kevin Peter Hall.

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--Len Gasparini, Toronto Star "The intertwined mysteries are deftly dovetailed, and, as one might expect of a writer first known for his travel books, the scenic description are lively and sharp.