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Published by Joseph .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published as Postlagernd Floreana. Schiffler, 1959.

Statementtranslated from the German by O ver Coburn.
The Physical Object
Pagination239p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19280584M

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Margret Wittmer, the oldest settler in Galapagos, passed away on Ma after spending a full life on the Island of Floreana. She arrived in from Germany with her husband Heinz, a 12 year old stepson Harry, and two Alsatian dogs Hertha and Lump/5. Margret, her husband, and her stepson moved to Floreana in She gave birth to a son and a daughter while living on the island. She returned to Germany on two occasions: the first in , the second in to present her book Postlagernd Floreana (Floreana in English). Margret died in She was 96 years old/5(). floreana has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading The Deep by Rivers Solomon, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing.   Both Dore (Satan Came to Eden) and Margret (Floreana: A Woman’s Pilgrimage to the Galapagos) published memoirs. A researcher at the Smithsonian Institute reconstructed the events based on the logs of Captain Allan Hancock, a wealthy American explorer who visited Floreana .