Nathaniel's Nutmeg

Nathaniel's Nutmeg

A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas.

The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and half a mile wide, it is remote, tranquil, and, these days, largely ignored.

Yet 370 years ago, Run's harvest of nutmeg (a pound of which yielded a 3,200 percent profit by the time it arrived in England) turned it into the most lucrative of the Spice Islands, precipitating a battle between the all-powerful Dutch East… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 10, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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