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Michener"s South Pacific

by May, Stephen J.

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in


Edition Notes

StatementStephen J. May
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.I19 T353 2011
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxii, 175p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524349M
ISBN 109780813035574
LC Control Number2010031998
OCLC/WorldCa655302357

For distinguished fiction published in book form during the year by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Five hundred dollars ($). Tales of the South Pacific, by James A. Michener (Macmillan) Share: Twitter Facebook Email. Winners in Fiction. James A. Michener, Writer: Adventures in Paradise. James A. Michener was born on February 3, in New York City, New York, USA as James Albert Michener. He is known for his work on Adventures in Paradise (), Return to Paradise () and South Pacific (). He was married to Mari Michener, Vange Nord and Patti Koon.

His first book, Tales of the South Pacific, won a Pulitzer Prize and became the basis of the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. In the course of the next forty years Mr. Michener wrote such monumental bestsellers as Sayonara, The.   His first book, Tales Of the South Pacific () won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his books, and had numerous bestsellers and works selected for Book of the Month Club. Michener wrote that he did not know who his parents were or exactly when and where he was born.

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How this all came to be is the subject of Stephen May’s Michener’s South Pacific/5(51). Stephen J. May is the author of Michener: A Writer’s Journey, which served as the basis for the PBS documentary James Michener: An Epic has also written a two-volume biography of Zane Grey and served as technical advisor for the most recent Broadway revival of South : University Press of Florida.

James A. Michener's Tales of the South Pacific, a collection of related stories of rear-echelon service in the Solomons and New Hebrides during World War II, received a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction ininspired the Broadway musical South Pacific, and served as the foundation for the earlys TV series Adventures in Paradise.4/5.

Free download or read online Tales of the South Pacific pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by James A.

Michener. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format.4/5. James Michener once again takes us to the South Pacific. This unusual collection comprises short essays about various Pacific islands with each one then followed by a fictional story set in the same er's essays are OK, if a bit rambling.

They offer some decent anthropological insig. The book has a series of interlinked short stories about America’s Pacific campaign during the Second World War and Michener gives the first-person narration as the Navy’s commander of everything that went on during the invasive missions in the Pacific islands.

James A. Michener became a published author in with the short story collection Tales of the South Pacific. His first novel was The Fires of Spring, which was published in Below is a list of James A.

Michener’s books in order of when they were first released: Publication Order of Standalone Novels. That book never became a best seller, but it was turned into the hit Broadway musical ''South Pacific.'' (Michener liked to advise struggling writers.

The first novel written by Michener was published in the year under the title “Tales of the South Pacific”. The novel depicts the lives of a man and a woman who are caught in the middle of a war in the Pacific Ocean. A young Marine falls for a beautiful Tonkinese girl.

The girl is depicted as Nurse Nellie and the man as Emile De Becque. James A. Michener James A. (Albert) Michener, born aroundwon the Pulitzer Prize for his first fiction, Tales of the South Pacific. The bestselling book was adapted into the popular musical and film, South Pacific.

Michener's numerous bestselling novels also included The Source, Centennial, Texas, Hawaii, and Chesapeake. "May is one of the foremost authorities on writer James Michener.

In this book he takes you inside the creation of Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific and the musical South Pacific May fascinates us with his detailed accounts of key players like 4/5. Michener's books include Tales of the South Pacific for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction inHawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, Space, and Poland, as well as The Bridges at mater: Swarthmore College, University of St.

Michener’s first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, won the Pulitzer Prize. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein used it as the basis for the Broadway musical South Pacific, which also won the Pulitzer. How this all came to be is the subject of Stephen May’s Michener’s South Pacific/5(56).

James A. Michener was one of the world’s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My : Random House Publishing Group.

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He won a Pulitzer Prize in for the collection Tales of the South Pacific (), which presented the world of the South Pacific as exotic and foreign yet still part of the brotherhood of man. James A. Michener went from his Doylestown childhood to write "Tales of the South Pacific" "Hawaii," "Centennial," "The Fires of Spring," "Chesapeake," as well as other books.

In this book he takes you inside the creation of Michener's Tales of the South Pacific and the musical South Pacific May fascinates us with his detailed accounts of key players like Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Josh Logan, and many others."--Ken Womble, director.

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''Tales of the South Pacific,'' a collection of stories he began while he was in the Navy during World War II, was his first published fiction and won the Pulitzer Prize in Although it later.

Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Souvenir booklet for the Los Angeles production. 9" x 12". 20 pages including original color covers.

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Tales of the South Pacific is a series of interconnected short stories about the lives of the men fighting in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Unlike the forces in Europe, the sailors, soldiers and Seabees of Tales of the South Pacific are left to their own lonely devices writing letters to their wives, clearing coral off the beach and waiting for a sergeant.