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James A. Michener

by George Joseph Becker

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by F. Ungar Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Michener, James A. 1907- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge J. Becker.
    SeriesLiterature and life series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.I19 Z56 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3505213M
    ISBN 100804420440
    LC Control Number82040279

    make offer - caravans by james a. michener hardcover book w/jacket random house Texas by James A. Michener (, Hardcover, DJ) - 1st Edition - Ships Free! $ James A. Michener (–) was one of the world’s most popular writers. He authored more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My Home.

      In general, the Michener novels set in wartime are more engaging than those set in peacetime because the author, a war veteran, is particularly adept at crafting conflict. I have a particular soft spot for Tales of the South Pacific (), the. Michener contributes a gigantic guidebook and, via some pages in relatively small print, has seen and reviewed Spain. The book is a staggering paiella of information culled from history, conversations, literature and Michener's stays there for over thirty years. There is no plan, no itinerary per se, just wanderings, retracings and musings.

    One of the great novelists of the twentieth century, James A. Michener, set one of his best-known novels right here in Colorado. Michener spent a great deal of time in Colorado researching Centennial, renting an apartment in Capitol Hill and also spending much time in the northern part of the state, where the novel is set. Published in , Centennial was adapted as a television mini-series.   James A. Michener, who survived a Dickensian childhood to win the Pulitzer Prize with his very first book, published when he was ab and then .


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