Palagi Tafaovale – a Wanderer in the Pacific by Bob Rankin

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A Pacific rascal’s exhilarating account — frank, perceptive and entertaining — of his life and loves over the past 75 years, 50 of them in Samoa … escapades in New Zealand … romantic and dramatic adventures in Japan after World War II. Bob’s provocative comments about Samoa and its future will also stimulate lively discussion. Read about the book launch in the Samoa Observer About the Author Bob Rankin was born in Auckland in 1926, and had colourful schooldays & youthful adventures. After wartime navy training on HMNZS Tamaki, he became an interpreter with the Occupation Force in Japan after the Bomb. He went on to become a teacher in Samoa in the 1950s and ‘60s, an outspoken journalist, and a businessman (commercial photographer, record producer, newspaperman, artist and screen-printer, soap maker and tropical fruit wine and liqueur maker), Bob is now retired in Samoa, as spirited and controversial as ever. This Steele Roberts Paperback is in Mint condition.

ISBN: 9781877448447 SKU: 395214 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.