Return to paradise

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Random House, 1951 - 437 Seiten
12 Rezensionen
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC returns to the scenes of those tales, which won him world recognition. Once again he evokes the magic of the blessed isles in the Pacific with stories and accounts glowing with color and alive with adventure. "This is a book that should be read by everyone...and all who have seen the South Pacific will find on every page the odors of frangipani, copra, blood, and beer." THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK

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Review: Return to Paradise

Nutzerbericht  - Ann - Goodreads

I have read this book a couple of times in conjunction Tales of the South Pacific. I found its insights on the area insightful and prophetic given when it was written. Have an maps and Wikipedia to really get the most out of it. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Derek - Goodreads

transcribed my old journal where i talked about it here: http://www.5cense.com/14/392.htm Vollständige Rezension lesen

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THE MIGHTY OCEAN 3
3
MR MORGAN 20 __
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POVENAAAS DAUGHTER 15
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Über den Autor (1951)

James A. Michener was born on February 3, 1907 in Doylestown, Pa. He earned an A.B. from Swarthmore College, an A.M. from Colorado State College of Education, and an M.A. from Harvard University. He taught for many years and was an editor for Macmillan Publishing Company. His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific," derived from Michener's service in the Pacific in World War II, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical South Pacific, which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Michener completed close to 40 novels. Some other epic works include "Hawaii," "Centennial," "Space," and "Caribbean." He also wrote a significant amount of nonfiction including his autobiography "The World Is My Home." Among his many other honors, James Michener received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. He was married to Patti Koon in 1935; they divorced in 1948. He married Vange Nord in 1948 (divorced 1955) and Mari Yoriko Sabusawa in 1955 (deceased 1994). He died in 1997 in Austin, Texas.

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