The Fires of Spring Author:James A. Michener "A warm-hearted, readable story, crammed with lively incident and remarkable characters." — THE ATLANTIC — David Harper was an orphan, loney and impoverished. But his longing to embrace the world that abandoned him was stronger than the harsh realities. And even though he's a con man and petty thief at a carnival, he still dreams. For it was there... more » that David learned about love and about women--all of whom taught him the riches of himself.
Here is a rich segment of American life--a magic blend of longing and wisdom, saltiness, simplicity, and compassion.« less