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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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Synopsis:

In his triumphant best seller, James Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of six young runaways adrift in a world they have created out of dreams, drugs, and dedication to pleasure. With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the dark center of their private world, whether it's in Spain, Marrakech, or Mozambique, and exposes the naked nerve ends with shocking candor and infinite compassion.

"A superior, picaresque novel...and a revealing mirror held up to contemporary society."

JOHN BARKHAM REVIEWS

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449213537
Author:
Michener, James A.
Publisher:
Fawcett
Author:
Michener, James A.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Youth
Subject:
Hedonism
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
fiction;historical fiction;counterculture;novel;travel;spain;michener;drugs;hippies;africa;1960s;morocco;american;youth
Subject:
vietnam war;historical fiction;africa;adventure;counterculture;travel;thriller
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
no. PHS 99-1150-4
Publication Date:
19861012
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
6.89x4.19x1.16 in. .72 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , In his triumphant best seller, James Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of six young runaways adrift in a world they have created out of dreams, drugs, and dedication to pleasure. With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the dark center of their private world, whether it's in Spain, Marrakech, or Mozambique, and exposes the naked nerve ends with shocking candor and infinite compassion.

"A superior, picaresque novel...and a revealing mirror held up to contemporary society."

JOHN BARKHAM REVIEWS

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