"A grand epic."
THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER Master storyteller James A. Michener sweeps us off to the Caribbean,with a magnificent novel that captures the eternal allure of that glittering string of islands and their tumultuous history. Beginning in 1310 and continuing through Columbus's arrival and the bloody slave revolt of Haiti to the rise of Castro, CARIBBEAN carries us through 700 dramatic years in a tale teeming with revolution and romance, slavery and superstition, heartfelt characters and thunderous destinies.
A Dual Main Slection of the Book-of-the-Month Club
About The Author:
Name: James A. Michener
Also Known As: James Albert Michener (full name)
Date of Birth: February 3, 1907
Date of Death: October 16, 1997
Place of Death: Austin, Texas
Education: B.A. in English and history (summa cum laude), Swarthmore College, 1929; A.M., University of Northern Colorado, 1937.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Tales of the South Pacific , 1948
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 .
Author biography courtesy of Random House, Inc.
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