James A. Michener

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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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Alexander Adams
Release Date: September 08, 2015
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...
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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Alexander Adams
Release Date: September 08, 2015
Literary legend James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” (The New York Times Book Review). In this exceptional memoir, the man himsel...
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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
“Massive, beautiful . . . unquestionably some of the best writing on Spain [and] the best that Mr. Michener has ever done on any subject.”—The Wall Street JournalSpain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener,...
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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
All of James A. Michener's storytelling and reportorial skills are brought to the fore in this stunning and heartbreaking examination of the events that led to the 1970 shootings at Kent State, which shook the country to the roots and had a profound ...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and wom...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He manages to make history vivid and...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian re...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
First published in 1963, James A. Michener’s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
In the grand storytelling style that is his signature, James Michener sweeps us back through time to the very beginnings of the Jewish faith, thousands of years ago. Through the predecessors of four modern men and women, we experience the entire colo...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener’s magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America’s past, the story of Colorado—the Centennial State&m...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
The central scene of Michener's historical novel is that section of Maryland's Eastern shore, hardly more than 10 miles square. To this point come the founders of families that will dominate the story.
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 04, 2015
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.