Michener James A.; Machener James A. Hawaii

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The saga of a land from the time when the volcanic islands rose out of the sea to the decade in which they become the 50th state. Michener uses individuals' experiences to symbolize the struggle of the various races to establish themselves in the islands

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" [A] mammoth epic of the islands, [a] vast panorama . . . wonderful." -- "Baltimore Sun"
" One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view-- thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous." "-- Chicago Tribune
"" A memorable novel, a superb biography of a people." "-- Houston Chronicle"

"[A] mammoth epic of the islands, [a] vast panorama . . . wonderful."--"Baltimore Sun"

"One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view--thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous." "--Chicago Tribune

""A memorable novel, a superb biography of a people.""--Houston Chronicle"

Wonderful . . . [a] mammoth epic of the islands. "The Baltimore Sun"
One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous. "Chicago Tribune"
From Michener s devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel. "Saturday Review"
Memorable . . . a superb biography of a people. "Houston Chronicle""

Wonderful . . . [a] mammoth epic of the islands. The Baltimore Sun
One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous. Chicago Tribune
From Michener s devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel. Saturday Review
Memorable . . . a superb biography of a people. Houston Chronicle"

"Wonderful . . . [a] mammoth epic of the islands."--The Baltimore Sun

"One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view--thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous."--Chicago Tribune

"From Michener's devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel."--Saturday Review

"Memorable . . . a superb biography of a people."--Houston Chronicle

About the Author:

James A. Michener was one of the world's most popular writers, the author of 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. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety.

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