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Alaska: A Novel
by James A. Michener
In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska’s story: its brutal origins; the American...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The Source: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 city and traces the profound history of the Jewish people—from the persecution of the...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Hawaii: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 remains untouched for centuries—until, little more than a thousand years ago...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Chesapeake: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 religious persecution in England. After joining Captain John Smith on a harrowing...
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Categories: Action and Adventure
Centennial: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Caribbean: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 of the Mayan empire, from Columbus’s arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan’s notorious...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The Covenant: A Novel
by James A. Michener
James A. Michener’s masterly chronicle of South Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, scoundrels, and ministers, the best and worst of two continents who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness. From the Java-born Van Doorn family tree springs two great branches: one nurtures lush vineyards, the other settles the interior to become...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction
Texas: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 states. Among his finely drawn cast of characters, emotional and political alliances...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Iberia
by James A. Michener
Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, he not only reveals the celebrated...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
The Drifters: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 dreams, shocking tribulations, and heartwarming bonds of six young runaways cast adrift in...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Sayonara: A Novel
by James A. Michener
From a great master of historical fiction comes a brilliant tale of love amid war. James A. Michener combines powerful storytelling with deep sensitivity in this novel of a U.S. Army man who, against all odds, falls for a fascinating Japanese woman. Stationed in the exotic Far East, Major Lloyd Gruver considers himself lucky. The son of...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; All Sex & Erotica
Journey: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 the world. The promise of untold riches lures thousands of dreamers from all walks of...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction
Mexico: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 other on Earth. When an American journalist travels to report on the upcoming duel...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers
Return to Paradise
by James A. Michener
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 the magic of the extraordinary isles in the Pacific—from Fiji and Gaudalcanal to New...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
by James A. Michener
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 revolution gave its people a glimpse at a different kind of future—until, at four...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Caravans: A Novel of Afghanistan
by James A. Michener
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 years after World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Romance; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Rascals in Paradise
by James A. Michener
In a thrilling collection of nonfiction adventure stories, James A. Michener returns to the most dazzling place on Earth: the islands that inspired Tales of the South Pacific . Co-written with A. Grove Day, Rascals in Paradise offers portraits of ten scandalous men and women, some infamous and some overlooked, including Sam Comstock...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Bridges at Toko-Ri: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 arrive in a place they have barely ever heard of, on a ship massive enough to carry...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction
The Fires of Spring: A Novel
by James A. Michener
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 doomed to loneliness and poverty. As an adolescent con artist and petty thief, David spends...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Novel
by James A. Michener
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, successful career, has finished what he believes to be his final work. Then a tragedy strikes in...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The World Is My Home: A Memoir
by James A. Michener
Literary legend James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” ( The New York Times Book Review ). In this exceptional memoir, the man himself tells the story of his remarkable life and describes the people, events, and ideas that...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Memoirs
Matecumbe
by James A Michener
Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener was in his sixties when he began traveling frequently to the Florida Keys. One result of those visits was the novel Matecumbe, named after two of the islands that comprise the town of Islamorada, located approximately half way between Miami and Key West. Never before published...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
This Noble Land: My Vision for America
by James A. Michener
In such modern classics as Chesapeake, Centennial, Hawaii, Alaska, and Texas, James A. Michener proved time and again that his understanding of and love for his country was unparalleled. This Noble Land is Michener’s most personal statement about America, an examination of the issues that threaten to fragment and undermine the...
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Categories: History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences; Travel
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