Robert Louis Stevenson was known in Samoa as Tusitala, the teller of tales. In A Footnote To History, however, he comes very close to the truth. This is an eyewitness account of the battle of the three great Western nations of the time (Germany, Britain and the U.S.) for control of Samoa.
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii Press, The|
|Series:||Pasifika Library Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.35(w) x 7.71(h) x 0.44(d)|
|Lexile:||1080L (what's this?)|
About the Author
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.
Date of Birth:November 13, 1850
Date of Death:December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Vailima, Samoa
Education:Edinburgh University, 1875