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2 edition of Tales from the South Pacific found in the catalog.

Tales from the South Pacific

RH Value Publishing

Tales from the South Pacific

by RH Value Publishing

  • 184 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Tales,
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Folklore,
  • Oceania

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7686337M
    ISBN 100517420597
    ISBN 109780517420591

    South Pacific is a book by American author James A. Michener.. As retold by Michener, the book is based on Rodgers and Hammerstein's award-winning musical, "South Pacific" based on Michener's book Tales of the South Pacific, about the lives of officers, nurses, a French expatriate, and natives on the islands of the South Pacific during World War : James Michener. Strictly popular story telling, good stuff for men, this is well handled material on the ways and means by which a war was fought, and the men who fought, not always with guns, and the carefree moments that broke the tension and monotony. These stories from the critical days of early war to the advance against the Japs, in the Pacific, have an authentic feeling of place and character, a real.

      Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener; 22 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American War stories, Fiction, Large type books, Short stories in English, World War, ; Places: The Pacific, Norfolk Island, The Coral Sea, the Solomon Islands. James A. Michener Tales Of The South Pacific Mass Market Paperback First published in This collection of tales is set against the background of the South Pacific, the endless ocean, the coral specks called islands, the coconut palms, the reefs, the lagoons, the jungles, and the full moon rising against the volcanoes.4/5(32).

    Tales of the South Pacific Characters James A. Michener This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Tales of the South Pacific. Books similar to Tales of the South Pacific Tales of the South Pacific. by James A. Michener. avg. rating Ratings. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Enter the exotic world of the South Pacific, meet the men and women caught up in the drama of a big war. The young Marine who falls madly in love with a be.


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Tales of the South Pacific is a series of short stories set in the Pacific Theatre in World War 2. It shows the lives of the men, officers and nurses that served in this hot and mysterious region, covering battles and personal lives with equal attention/5().

His first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, which inspired the Rodgers and Tales from the South Pacific book musical South Pacific, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Toward the end of his life, he created the Journey Prize, awarded annually for James Albert Michener is best known for his sweeping multi-generation historical fiction sagas, usually focusing on and titled after a particular geographical region.4/5.

This collection of tales is set against the background of the South Pacific, the endless ocean, the coral specks called islands, the coconut palms, the reefs, the lagoons, the jungles, and the full moon rising against the volcanoes.

The tales are told by a young naval officer whose duties on an admiral's staff take him up and down the : Random House Publishing Group. TALES OF THE SOUTH PACFIC by James Michener is a rare book which communicates what it felt like to be involved in WWII.

The budding genius author Michener had the privileged viewpoint of being "embedded" with the Navy during the war/5().

Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, which is a collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II, written by James A.

Michener in and published in /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.

Tales from the South Pacific Islands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many marvelous creatures -- crabs and mosquitoes, squ /5. Tales of love and war, set in the islands of the South Pacific during World War II. Tales of the South Pacific James Albert Michener — Oceania Author: James Albert Michener.

Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, which is a collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II, written by James A.

Michener in and published in The stories were based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known.

Rascals in Paradise: True Tales of High Adventure in the South Pacific James Michener,A. Grove Day Published by Random House January ().

His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific," derived from Michener's service in the Pacific in World War II, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical South Pacific, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Michener completed close to 4/5(15). Tales of the South Pacific is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America's most beloved thrilling work invites the reader to enter the exotic world of the South Pacific and luxuriate in the endless ocean, the coconut palms, the waves breaking into spray against the reefs, the /5().

This marvelous collection of travel stories from the South Pacific reveals Paul Gauguin's shocking Tahitian secrets, retraces the last tragic days of Robert Louis Stevenson, and recounts the author's own haunting by Herman Melville, as well as his attempts to seduce the Slovenian Olympic ski.

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Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. South Sea Tales which overall I think is a slightly better drawn together collection. But there are several other stories here that rank among my favorites, most notably, "The Chinago" which moved me to the brink of tears.

Short stories all set in /5. About Tales of the South Pacific. Tales of the South Pacific is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers.

This thrilling work invites the reader to enter the exotic world of the South Pacific and luxuriate in the endless ocean, the coconut palms, the waves breaking into spray.

TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC (Abridged to 14 of 19 Stories). "For this Pocket Book, Mr. James Michener has consented to the deletion of the following stories which appeared in the original trade edition: "Mutiny," "Our Heroine," "Dry Rot," "Passion," and "The Airstrip at Konora.".

Michener fought in the Pacific in World War II, and his Tales was one of the most successful accounts of that time and place (it was made into Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" in ). PRESENTED WITH a Book of the Month Club edition, dated Michener’s first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, appears at first to be a collection of nineteen casually related episodes.

Upon closer inspection, however, a coherence becomes apparent. 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 Home.4/5(K).

Get this from a library! Tales from the South Pacific Islands. [Anne Gittins; Frank Rocca] -- Folk tales collected from Fiji, Rotuma, Tonga, Samoa, the New Hebrides, and other South Pacific islands.SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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Michener. Tales of the South Pacific is a novel by American author [ ]. Buy Tales of the South Pacific 1st Ballantine Books Ed by Michener, James A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().