Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox

Florence “Johnny” Frisbie: Life Lessons from Pukapuka Atoll

Special | 25m 49s

Florence “Johnny” Frisbie was only 15 years old when she published her first autobiography in 1948. Miss Ulysses from Puka-Puka is an account of her life on the little-known Pacific island of Pukapuka, part of the Cook Islands. The adventurous daughter of an American writer father and native Pukapukan mother, Johnny discusses the beauty and hardship of her remote island upbringing.

Aired: 05/23/17

Rating: NR

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