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Author: James A. Michener
"[A] mammoth epic of the islands, [a] vast panorama, wonderful." — THE BALTIMORE SUN — America's preeminent storyteller, James Michener, introduced an entire generation of readers to a lush, exotic world in the Pacific with this classic novel. But it is also a novel about people, people of strength and character; the Polynesians; the fragile missi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449213353
ISBN-10: 0449213358
Publication Date: 9/12/1986
Pages: 1,056
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 112 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 0
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Very good; slow in the beginning but worth the work to get to the end.
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I had read this book years ago, just rented the movie and wanted to re-read the book. Enjoyed it even more this time.
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Storyteller Michener brings his trademark style this saga of the history and people of the
South Pacific. Another winner, especially for fans of historical fiction.
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I must confess that I have read this one before. It is a terrific book and reading it again is like going to see old friends. The first part (about the volcanic formation of the islands) can be skipped as it is of minor consequence to the rest of the book. An absolute treasure for any library.

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