James A. Michener


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    Romance

    Sep-2007

    "In "Matecumbe, " written at the height of his career, Michener returned to the shorter form of his earlier novels to explore tangled human relationships. "Matecumbe" is a counterpoint to his epic novels and should serve to remind readers of Michener...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1995

    America's bestselling author transports readers to magical Seville, Spain, at Easter time, a season of splendid pageantry, exciting bullfights, deep piety--and miracles. An American journalist, sent to Seville on assignment to cover the efforts of a ...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1994

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener has been writing for over seven decades. This book presents Michener's analysis of his own writing and that of his peers--his reflections, remembrances, and stories of his youthful encounters with the e...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1994

    In this remarkable novel, Pulitzer Prize winning author James A. Michener draws on his unparalleled gift for storytelling, his deep understanding of American society, and his own life experiences to illuminate the challenges of aging and the folly of...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1993

    The best-selling novelist recounts the genesis, development, abandonment, and resurrection thirty years later of his novel, Mexico, in a book that includes a previously unpublished novella, The Texas Girls. Reprint. NYT. PW. ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1993

    In sixteen wonderful stories, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener burrows deep into the secret lives of animals and the hidden world of nature. Here he sheds light on nature's most awesome and beguiling handiwork, from the sublime shaping...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1992

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as any...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1991

    A fictional account of the lives of Sam Houston and Santa Anna describes their historic confrontation at the battle of San Jacinto, a clash that eventually resulted in the U.S. annexation of Texas. Reissue. AB. PW. ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1991

    In this riveting, ambitious novel from James A. Michener, the renowned chronicler of epic history turns his extraordinary imagination to a world he knew better than anyone: the world of books. Lukas Yoder, a novelist who has enjoyed a long, successfu...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1989

    In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands. From the 1310 conquest of the Arawaks by cannibals to the decline...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1989

    One of the premier novelists of the twentieth century, James A. Michener captures a frenzied time when sane men and women risked their very lives in a forbidding Arctic land to win a dazzling and elusive prize: Yukon gold. In 1897, gold fever sweeps ...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1988

    Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener's monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America's most affluent, diverse, and provocative...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1988

    As Major Norman Starr is about to appear before a congressional committee to publicly account for his covert actions, he recalls the heritage of his ancestors and the role they played in the true glory of America. Bestselling author James Michener ha...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1988

    To the north lies Alaska, the vast untamed land that master storyteller James Michener now reveals in all of its awesome, sweeping majesty. The native peoples of Alaska have spent millions of lifetimes confronting the most fearsome elements of des...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1987

    The fascinating stories of adventurous men who sailed the South SeasSome craved power, some craved peace, others merely surrendered to fate.Sam Comstock -- A sailor crazed by the South Sea Islands and driven to lead the ruthless mutiny. He envisioned...

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    General Fiction

    May-1987

    An intimate early novel from James A. Michener, now remembered as the beloved master of the historical epic, "The Fires of Spring "unfolds with the bittersweet drama of a boy's perilous journey into manhood. David Harper is an orphan, seemingly doome...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1985

    "The Bridge at Andau "is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1984

    "Tales of the South Pacific "is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America's most beloved storytellers. This thrilling work invites the reader to enter ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1983

    From a great master of historical fiction comes a brilliant tale of love amid war. James A. Michener combines powerful storytelling with gentle sensitivity in this novel of a U.S. army man who falls for a fascinating Japanese woman against all odds. ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1983

    In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragi...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1982

    Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and wom...

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    General Fiction

    1980

    Adventurers, scoundrels and missionaries. The best and worst of two continents carve an empire out of the vast wilderness that is to become South Africa. For hundreds of years, their rivalries and passions spill across the land. From the Java-born...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1979

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1978

    In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape...

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    General Fiction

    1978

    The ship of the title is an over-age U.S. destroyer in the far Pacific. Its crew ranges from the most upright and spotless of officers to the lowest and most brutish of stokers. By the time you finish the chronicle of deep, and its encounters with th...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1974

    Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener's magnificent saga of the West""is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America's past, the story of Colorado--the Centennial State--is manifested th...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1971

    In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era. Against exotic backdrops including Spain, Morocco, and Mozambique, he weaves together the heady dre...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1969

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1965

    In his signature style of grand storytelling, James A. Michener transports us back thousands of years to the Holy Land. Through the discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of Tell Makor, Michener vividly re-creates life in an ancient...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1963

    First published in 1963, James A. Michener's gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the y...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1959

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii's epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor, the land r...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1953

    In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air as well as their lives on the ground. Young and innocent, they a...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1951

    James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, "Tales of the South Pacific, " the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim. In this sequel collection, Michener once again evokes t...

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    General Fiction

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    Action Adventure

    James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, energetic, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” (The New York Times Book Review). Now, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this liter...

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