Tales of the South Pacific Author:James Michener James Michener's Pulitzer Proze-winning collection of stories. — From its exotic world of the South Pacific, with its endless ocean, the tiny specks of coral we call islands, the coconut palms, the waves breaking into spray against the reefs, the full moon rising behind the volcanoes, come these famous tales of love, life, and war in the South Pa... more »cific.
Here are stories of men and women caught up in the drama of a big war. It is the story of the young Marine who falls madly in love with a beautiful Tonkinese girl. It is the story of Nurse Nellie and her French planter, Emile DeBecque. But mostly, it is the story of soldiers, sailors, and nurses playing at war and waiting for love in a tropical paradise.« less