Tales of the South Pacific
By James A. Michener
(Fawcett Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780449206522, 384pp.)
Publication Date: September 12, 1984
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Praise for James A. Michener and "Tales of the South Pacific"
Truly one of the most remarkable books to come out of World War II] . . . Michener is a born storyteller. "The New York Times"
Riveting and emotional . . . Ever since James Michener wrote "Tales of the South Pacific, "the dreamers among us have been searching for our own Bali Ha i. "The Washington Post"
Atmospheric . . . "Tales of the South Pacific" marks] the beginning of Michener's long exploration of what happens when cultures connect, or fail to. "Los Angeles Times"
Few writers changed the face of American fiction as profoundly as did James Michener. "San Francisco Chronicle.
Decorated with America's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Mr. Michener served on the Advisory Council to NASA, held honorary doctorates in five fields from thirty leading universities, and received an award from the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities for his continuing commitment to art in America. James A. Michener died on October 16, 1997.