Ebeye, Republic of the Marshall Islands , and islet that is part of
12,000 Marshalleese live on
Ebeye. Kwajalein Atoll is located in the west-central Pacific Ocean north
of the equator, about 3,900 km. southwest of Hawai'i and 2,590 km. east of
Guam. United States Army Kwajalein Atoll Command and the Ronald Reagan
Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site are located on the atoll. Around 2,000
support personnel and their family members live on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur
islets, part of Kwajalein Atoll.
Boom! Nuke Fiction on Kwajalein
Melal: A Novel of the Pacific
by Robert Barclay
University of Hawaii Press, 2002
Paper, 280 pp. $14.95 ISBN 0-8248-2591-8
Reviewed by Robert Seward
Honolulu author Robert Barclay's novel Melal is a narrative stream where Marshall Island mythical characters merge with Star Wars, ...
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 This review will appear in Pacific Reader, An Asian Pacific North American Review of Books (International Examiner), 622 South Washington Street, Seattle, Washington 98104. Winter 2002