9780812974928

Caribbean

ISBN 10: 0812974921 / 0-8129-7492-1
ISBN 13: 9780812974928
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The turbulent history of the Caribbean islands is chronicled, from tribal conflicts on Dominica and the age of exploration, to the Cuban revolution and the tempestuous present, through the colorful lives of characters, fictional and real-life.

Review:
"In 'Caribbean,' Mr. Michener is following the method he used so successfully in 'Tales of the South Pacific,' his magical first novel: island-hopping, inventing fictional characters who interact with colorful real-life personalities and placing historic events within a changing landscape. It's a formula he has perfected..."

Herbert Mitgang, New York Times, 11/02/1989

 

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 204 x 137 mm. Brand New Book. In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands. From the 1310 conquest of the Arawaks by cannibals to the decline of the Mayan empire, from Columbus s arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan s notorious reign, from the bloody slave revolt on Haiti to the rise of Cuba s Fidel Castro, Caribbean packs seven hundred dramatic years into a tale teeming with revolution and romance, authentic characters and thunderous destinies. Through absorbing, magnificent prose, Michener captures the essence of the islands in all of their awe-inspiring scope and wonder. Praise for Caribbean Michener is a master. -- Boston Herald A grand epic . . . [James A. Michener] sympathizes with the struggles of the region s most oppressed, and succeeds in presenting the Caribbean in its rich diversity. -- The Plain Dealer Remarkable and praiseworthy . . . utterly engaging. -- The Washington Post Book World Even American tourists familiar with some of the serene islands will find themselves enlightened. . . . In Caribbean, there appears to be a strong aura of truth behind the storytelling. -- The New York Times From the Paperback edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780812974928

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 137mm x 40mm x 204mm. Paperback. "A grand epic."THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALERMaster storyteller James A. Michener sweeps us off to the Caribbean, with a magnificent novel that captures the eternal allure of that gl.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 672 pages. 0.499. Bookseller Inventory # 9780812974928

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 204 x 137 mm. Brand New Book. In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands. From the 1310 conquest of the Arawaks by cannibals to the decline of the Mayan empire, from Columbus s arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan s notorious reign, from the bloody slave revolt on Haiti to the rise of Cuba s Fidel Castro, Caribbean packs seven hundred dramatic years into a tale teeming with revolution and romance, authentic characters and thunderous destinies. Through absorbing, magnificent prose, Michener captures the essence of the islands in all of their awe-inspiring scope and wonder. Praise for Caribbean Michener is a master. -- Boston Herald A grand epic . . . [James A. Michener] sympathizes with the struggles of the region s most oppressed, and succeeds in presenting the Caribbean in its rich diversity. -- The Plain Dealer Remarkable and praiseworthy . . . utterly engaging. -- The Washington Post Book World Even American tourists familiar with some of the serene islands will find themselves enlightened. . . . In Caribbean, there appears to be a strong aura of truth behind the storytelling. -- The New York Times From the Paperback edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780812974928

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