Return to Paradise Author:James A. Michener She tugged at her long black hair which fell to her waist.... She was not a girl of extraordinary beauty, but she was handsomely proportioned and majestically straight in the Polynesian fashion. But her smile and flashing black eyes that brimmed with an inner merriment....The men could not keep their eyes off her for it was deliciously apparent ... more »that she wore nothing beneath her cotton skirt.
"This is a book that should be read by everyone...and all who have seen the South Pacific will find on every page the odors of frangipani, copra, blood and beer." The New York Times
"There's drama and pathos and adventure and humanity...and a very high degree of excellence...Michener can write." Kirkus Reviews« less