Book Reviews of DRIFTERS

DRIFTERS
DRIFTERS
Author: James A. Michener
ISBN-13: 9780394462004
ISBN-10: 0394462009
Publication Date: 4/12/1971
Pages: 751
Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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Drifters by Michnener is a wonderful travelogue especially if you've spent any time on the beaches of Spain and the markets of Morroco. His characters are young, idealistic, adventurous and brave. I loved this journey during a turbulent time in America's history. If only all of Michener's stories could be this compelling.
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Drifters is probably the Michener book that I can place myself into most easily. I read the book the first time, in my late teens and after I returned from a year spent wandering in Europe, working some, walking some.

After reading his book, I realized how much I had missed of all there was to see and do....was on my way back to Europe but got waylaid by life.

Love the book and it stays on my shelf waiting for me to read it again a 3rd time.

One of his best books, IMO
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Drifters is probably the Michener book that I can place myself into most easily. I read the book the first time, in my late teens and after I returned from a year spent wandering in Europe, working some, walking some.

After reading his book, I realized how much I had missed of all there was to see and do....was on my way back to Europe but got waylaid by life.

Love the book and it stays on my shelf waiting for me to read it again a 3rd time.

One of his best books, IMO.
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In his triumphant best seller, James Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of six young runaways adrift in a world they have created out of dreams, drugs, and dedication to pleasure. With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the dark center of their private world, whether it's in Spain, Marrakech, or Mozambique, and exposes the naked nerve ends with shocking candor and infinite compassion.
"A superior, picaresque novel...and a revealing mirror held up to contemporary society."
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