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James A Michener

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/;[1] February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping family sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work.[2] Michener's major books include Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948)

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Such a good book that many people mistakenly go to Hawaii and ask to see Abner Hale's grave--but he's a fictional character!

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Chesapeake by James Michener - A wonderful historical fiction novel. I would expect nothing less from the author of Centennial!!

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James A. Michener was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work.

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Vintage Japanese Hokusai Sketch Books The Manga, Rare 1st 1958 James A Michener

Vintage Japanese Hokusai Sketch Books The Manga, Rare 1st 1958 James A Michener

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The Source by James A. Michener (Hardcover) 1965

The Source by James A. Michener (Hardcover) 1965 by GlobalNomadVintage on Etsy

Aboard the award-winning m/s Paul Gauguin, you'll draw close to the islands that inspired Gauguin, author James A. Michener, and so many others. Call on Huahine, the "Garden Island" ... spend a day on our own private islet off the coast of Taha'a ... explore magical Bora Bora and bask on our private white-sand beach on a motu off the coast ... and discover Moorea, said to be the model for Michener's Bali Hai. #pgcruises

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Return to Paradise (Hardcover) 1951 by James A Michener

Return to Paradise (Hardcover) 1951 by James A Michener by GlobalNomadVintage on…