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Title:Hawaii
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Publisher:Dial Press Trade Paperback
ISBN:0375760377
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Number of Pages:1136
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical, Classics

Hawaii by James A. Michener

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Hawaii Pulitzer Prize winning author James A Michener brings Hawaii s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor the land remains untouched for centuries until little more than a thousand years ago Polynesian seafarers make the perilous journey across the Pacific flourishing in this tropical paradise according to their ancient traditions Then in the early nineteenth century American missionaries arrive bringing with them a new creed and a new way of life Based on exhaustive research and told in Michener s immersive prose Hawaii is the story of disparate peoples struggling to keep their identity live in harmony and ultimately join togethe

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Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in James A Michener s magnificent saga of the West i i is an enthralling celebration of the frontier Brimming with the glory of America s past the story of Colorado the Centennial State is manifested through its people Lame Beaver the Arapaho chieftain and warrior and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies Levi Zendt fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country the cowboy Jim Lloyd who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman Charlotte Seccombe In i Centennial i trappers traders homesteaders gold seekers ranchers and hunters are brought together in the dramatic conflicts that shape the destiny of the legendary West and the entire country br br b Praise for i Centennial i b br br A hell of a book While he fascinates and engrosses Michener also educates b i Los Angeles Times i b br br An engrossing book imaginative and intricate teeming with people and giving a marvelous sense of the land b i The Plain Dealer i b br br Michener is America s best writer and he proves it once again in i Centennial i If you re a Michener fan this book is a must And if you re not a Michener fan i Centennial i will make you one b i The Pittsburgh Press i b br i i br An absorbing work Michener is a superb storyteller b i BusinessWeek i b, Pulitzer Prize winning author James A Michener brings Hawaii s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor the land remains untouched for centuries until little more than a thousand years ago Polynesian seafarers make the perilous journey across the Pacific flourishing in this tropical paradise according to their ancient traditions Then in the early nineteenth century American missionaries arrive bringing with them a new creed and a new way of life Based on exhaustive research and told in Michener s immersive prose Hawaii is the story of disparate peoples struggling to keep their identity live in harmony and ultimately join together, In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier James A Michener guides us through Alaska s fierce terrain and history from the long forgotten past to the bustling present As his characters struggle for survival Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska s story its brutal origins the American acquisition the gold rush the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway undertaken to defend the territory during World War II A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world i Alaska i traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people br br b Praise for i Alaska i b br br Few will escape the allure of the land and people Michener describes i Alaska i takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest richest most foreboding and highly inviting territories in our Republic if not the world The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life b i Los Angeles Times Book Review i b br br Always the master of exhaustive historical research Michener tracks the settling of Alaska in vividly detailed scenes and well developed characters b i Boston Herald i b br br Michener is still sentence for sentence writing s fastest attention grabber b i The New York Times i b, H l b n ng i M m t c g i Na Uy m t c g i Anh Chi n tranh Vi t Nam chi n tranh Trung ng n n ph n bi t ch ng t c o H i v nh ng b ng ma c a qu kh x y h tr i d t t i th nh ph m t tr i r i t n i y h l i b t u h nh tr nh phi u l u m i n v i nh ng m ph ng Nam T y Ban Nha v x t m can nh ng tr n u b r ng ng n c n treo s i t c nh ng th nh l y B o Nha th ch th c th i gian nh ng r ng r m ch u Phi y m nh nh ng b o t p cu c i v nh ng tan v trong l ng ng i Kh ng t m b t c g c c nh n o n n u h c ng nhau i di n v i cu c i trong cu c Th p T Chinh ki m t m nh ng gi tr m i br br Nh m t b ch khoa th k t h p nhu n nhuy n s ng ng v hoa h ng t nh y u v t nh d c t n gi o v ngh thu t du h nh v ma t y nh ng b n ballad say l ng v ti ng k u th m x ru t c th n i i S u ng i i kh p th gian i l m t cu n ti u thuy t c nh t v nh kh ng bao gi c v cu c s ng