Publisher: Random House July 1987
Publication Date: 1987
Book Condition: N/A
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Pristine copy, in mint condition. Bookseller Inventory # 20081016103480
Synopsis: As Major Norman Starr is about to appear before a congressional committee to publicly account for his covert actions, he recalls the heritage of his ancestors and the role they played in the true glory of America. Bestselling author James Michener has painted a timeless family portrait and an eloquent lesson in American history.
"Michener is a master storyteller."
From the Paperback edition.
About the Author: 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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