James albert michener or simply james a michener, as he is popularly known as, is a well known novelist, philanthropist and story writer from pennsylvania, united states james was born on february 3, 1907 in new york, united states. James albert michener (february 3, 1907 - october 16, 1997) was an american author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which are novels of sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in a particular geographic locale and incorporating historical facts into the story as well. James a michener (1907-1997) was an american author of historical fiction and non-fiction he is well-known for the amount of research that went into his work in addition to the length of his novels (900 pages was a short novel for him. James michener could be said to represent the classic rags-to-riches story he was born in doylestown, pennsylvania, on february 3, 1907, and abadoned by his parents mabel michener, a poor widow, took him in.
The james a michener society was formed in the fall of 1998 and is composed of people who share a common interest in james michener's life and work the society's purpose is to provide the following. James a (albert) michener, born around 1907, won the pulitzer prize for his first fiction, tales of the south pacificthe bestselling book was adapted into the popular musical and film, south pacific michener's numerous bestselling novels also included the source, centennial, texas, hawaii, and chesapeake. Praise for the world is my home michener's own life makes one of his most engaging tales--a classic american success story--entertainment weekly the michener saga is as full of twists as any of his monumental works .
James albert michener was well-known for family-sagas based in specific geographic locales, incorporating mind-blowing historical events and consequential human emotions and experiences james a michener books are rich in strong narratives, in-depth research of facts and extremely well-detailed, seamless merging of that with his imagination. The james a michener art museum is a private, non-profit museum in doylestown , bucks county , pennsylvania founded in 1988 and named for the pulitzer prize–winning writer james a michener , a doylestown resident. Edward weston: life work was a rare opportunity to experience the life and work of one of the great american photographers this exhibit of more than a hundred prints featured an outstanding selection of vintage photographs from all phases of weston’s five-decade career, from his first nude in 1909 to his final landscape made near his home at point lobos, california, in 1948. About james a michener james albert michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/ february 3, 1907 - october 16, 1997) was an american author of more than 40 books, the majority of which were fictional, lengthy family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating solid history. James a michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, tales of the south pacific, the pulitzer prize winner that brought him international acclaim.
In this classic novel, james a michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of america’s eastern shore, from its native american roots to the modern age in the early 1600s, young edmund steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in england after joining captain john smith on a harrowing journey across the atlantic, steed makes a life for himself. James a michener's centennial is arguably his best literary work released in 1976, at the bicentennial of our nation's history, centennial was a the novel blockbuster of the year like all of michener's historical fiction novels, michener lived in the actual town of centennial, colorado, for a year or more to do the extensive research for. James michener: james michener, us novelist and short-story writer who, perhaps more than any other single author, made foreign environments accessible to americans through fiction best known for his novels, he wrote epic and detailed works classified as fictional documentaries michener was a foundling.
James albert michener is best known for his sweeping multi-generation historical fiction sagas, usually focusing on and titled after a particular geographical region his first novel, tales of the south pacific, which inspired the rodgers and hammerstein musical south pacific, won the 1948 pulitzer prize for fiction toward the end of his life, he created the journey prize, awarded annually. (1946) novel: tales of the south pacific (filmed as south pacific (1958)) (1956) unsold pilot: wrote a pilot about a sailboat plying the south seas called james mitchener presents a south pacific adventure which starred 'lyle bettger. Michener, james a (james albert) 1907-1997 most widely held works about james a michener the world is my home : a memoir by james a james a michener by a grove day ( book ) james a michener : a critical companion by marilyn s severson. The james a michener society was formed in the fall of 1998 and is composed of people who share a common interest in james michener's life and work  the society's purpose is to provide the following:  preserve the intellectual legacy of james a michener as a writer, teacher, historian, public servant, patriot, and philanthropist.
-- james a michener james albert michener () (february 3, 1907 — october 16, 1997) was an american author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Pages in category works by james a michener this category contains only the following page this list may not reflect recent changes (. James albert michener was an american author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work michener's fiction novels include tales of the south pacific for which he won the pulitzer prize.
James a michener has 159 books on goodreads with 424054 ratings james a michener’s most popular book is 3 books 1- the source 2- caravans 3- covenant. James michener was an acclaimed short story writer and author of his time who was known for his epic and detailed works which were later classified as fictional documentaries. James a michener art museum opened in 1988 in michener's hometown of doylestown, pennsylvania, the james a michener art museum houses collections of local and well-known artists the museum, constructed from the remains of an old prison, is a non-profit organization, with both permanent and rotating collections. Books by james a michener, the source, hawaii, tales of the south pacific, caravans, the quality of life by james a michener 7 editions - first published in 1970 download daisy recessional by selected works by james a michener 1 edition - first published in 1976.
James michener as a child (virginia trumbull) as an infant, james a michener was adopted by a widow in doylestown, pennsylvania he was born in new york city in 1907, but over the course of a long life, he was never able to learn who his birth parents were. James a michener is often regarded as a literary outsider despite his vast works that have sold millions of copies and delighted readers everywhere, his. James a michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, tales of the south pacific, the pulitzer prize winner that brought him international acclaim in this sequel collection, michener once again evokes the. Michener is america's best writer--the pittsburgh pressin his stunning new novel, bestselling novelist james a michener draws on his unparalleled gift for storytelling, his deep understanding of american society, and his own life experie.