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Adventure; Black Pearls of Polynesia, The


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Black Pearls of Polynesia, The
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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Christina Dodwell follows in the great tradition of Victorian women explorers. She has braved the jungles of New Guinea, paddled a canoe down the Congo, and roamed China in the footsteps of her grandmother. Now she is searching for one of the world's rarest and most deeply hidden treasures of the sea, the black pearls that come only from the black-lipped oysters of remote South Sea lagoons.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Black Pearls of Polynesia, The,” 04/11/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76FA162AF934438CA2CCE4C57F197FEF.
MLA: “Adventure; Black Pearls of Polynesia, The.” 04/11/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76FA162AF934438CA2CCE4C57F197FEF>.
APA: Adventure; Black Pearls of Polynesia, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76FA162AF934438CA2CCE4C57F197FEF
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