The high points in the story of Alaska since the American acquisition are brought vividly to life through more than 100 characters, real and fictional.
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“Mr. Michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing’s fastest attention grabber.”
—The New York Times
“Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.”
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. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety.
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Book Description Random House, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Deluxe. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0394569814
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