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James A. Michener
Biography
James Albert Michener is a Pulitzer prize-winning author reknowned for his historical epics. A prolific novelist and relentless researcher, Michener wrote over books. Despite his substantial commercial success, he was known to be a humble man and a was an active philanthropist. His many beloved works include Tales of the South Pacific, which was adapted for Broadway and film as South Pacific, Hawaii and The Source.

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*Tales of the South Pacific, 1947
*Fires of Spring, 1949
*The Voice of Asia, 1951
*Return to Paradise, 1951
*The Bridges at Toko-Ri, 1953
*The Floating World, 1954
*Sayonara, 1954
*The Bridge at Andau, 1957
*Rascals in Paradise, 1957
*Selected Writings, 1957
*Hawaii, 1959
*Japanese Prints: From the Early Masters to the Modern, 1959
*Caravans, 1963
*The Source, 1965
*Iberia: Spanish Travels & Reflections, 1968
*Alaska, 1968
*Presidential Lottery: The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System, 1969
*The Drifters, 1971
*Kent State: What Happened & Why, 1971
*Centennial, 1974
*Sports in America, 1976
*Chesapeake, 1978
*The Watermen, 1979
*Quality of Life, 1980
*The Covenant, 1980
*Space, 1982
*Poland, 1983
*Texas, 1985
*Legacy, 1987
*Six Days in Havana (coauthor), 1989
*Caribbean, 1989
*Journey, 1989
*The Eagle & the Raven, 1990
*Pilgrimage: A Memoir of Poland and Rome, 1990
*The Novel, 1991
*Mexico, 1992
*The World Is My Home: A Memoir, 1992
*Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing, 1992
*South Pacific, 1992
*My Lost Mexico, 1992
*Literary Reflections, 1993
*Recessional, 1994
*Miracle in Seville, 1995
*This Noble Land: My Vision for America, 1996
*A Century of Sonnets, 1997