James Albert Michener collection

Language: English | Format: epub/azw3 | 2021 | Size: 190 MB

James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907 - October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which are novels of sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in a particular geographic locale and incorporating historical facts into the story as well. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work. Because his books tend to be fairly long, it is sometimes said that "Michener tends to write by the pound."

Texas (1985)



"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He manages to make history vivid and palatable to the reader."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Texas. A land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation, a place like no other on earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, TEXAS is James Michener's most magnificent achievement

Hawaii (1959)



The story of Hawaii, and of this book, is that of disparate peoples struggling to keep their identity and yet living with one another in harmony, ultimately joining together to build the strong and vital fiftieth US state. The Hawaiian islands remained undiscovered and untouched by man for countless centuries until the Polynesians, a little more than a thousand years ago, made the perilous journey to their new home. The Polynesians lived and flourished according to their ancient traditions and beliefs until, in the early nineteenth century, the American missionaries arrived, bringing with them a new creed and a new way of life. The impact of the coming of the missionaries had only begun to be absorbed when other national groups, with many different customs - notably the Chinese, the Japanese, and the Filipinos - began to migrate in great numbers to the islands.


List:

James a Michener - Alaska (v5).epub
James a Michener - Caravans (v5).epub
James a Michener - Caribbean (v5).epub
James a Michener - Centennial (v5).epub
James a Michener - Chesapeake (v5).epub
James a Michener - Creatures of the Kingdom (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Hawaii (v5).epub
James a Michener - Iberia (v5).epub
James a Michener - James a Michener's Writer's Handbook (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Japanese Prints, From Early Masters to the Modern (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Journey (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Legacy (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Matecumbe.epub
James a Michener - Mexico (v5.0).epub
James a Michener - Miracle in Seville (v5).epub
James a Michener - Poland (v5).epub
James a Michener - Presidential Lottery, the Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Rascals in Paradise (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Recessional (v5).epub
James a Michener - Report of the County Chairman (v5).epub
James a Michener - Return to Paradise (v5).azw3
James a Michener - Sayonara (v5).epub
James a Michener - Space (v5).epub
James a Michener - Sports in America.epub
James a Michener - Tales of the South Pacific.mobi
James a Michener - Texas (v5).epub
James a Michener - The Bridge at Andau (v5).azw3
James a Michener - The Bridges at Toko RI (v5.0).epub
James a Michener - The Covenant (v5).epub
James a Michener - The Drifters (v5).azw3
James a Michener - The Fires of Spring (v5).epub
James a Michener - The Modern Japanese Print, an Appreciation (v5).mobi
James a Michener - The Novel (v5).azw3
James a Michener - The Ri Bridges at Toko (v5).azw3
James a Michener - The Source (v5).epub
James a Michener - The Watermen Selections From Chesapeake (v5).epub
James a Michener - The World is My Home a Memoir (v5).azw3
James a Michener - This Noble Land (v5).epub






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