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8 thoughts on “ Untitled - James A. Michener - Alaska, Part 1 Of 3 (Home Edition) (Cassette)

  1. Alaska | In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska's story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and.
  2. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for Alaska “Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world The.
  3. The photograph of James Michener, on the back cover, was taken in when Michener was working on Alaska. Michener's picture is credited to Michael A. Lewis of the Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska. Journey. Michener's novel Journey () was expanded from a section originally cut from Alaska. References.
  4. From the Trade Paperback edition. From the Inside Flap. Following the tradition that he has made his own in blockbuster bestsellers as Hawaii, Centennial, Chesapeake and Texas James A. Michener now gives us Alaska: the story of America's last great frontier land. We hear about the first humans to settle in this land of vast beauty and danger /5().
  5. Sep 09,  · Title: Alaska Author: James A. Michener Synopsis (Courtesy of Powell’s Books): “In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us across Alaska’s fierce terrain, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling technological present, as his characters struggle for survival. The exciting high points of Alaska’s story, from its brutal prehistory, [ ].
  6. Alaska, by James A. Michener. New York: Random House. pp. $ James A. Michener creates epics about countries and states and their human and wildlife inhabitants, and makes speculations.
  7. The explanation is a narrative of almost delicate intricacy, so wonderfully do the various terranes move about, but it is also one of cataclysmic violence when the terranes finally collide with something fixed. This part of Alaska’s history is one of the most instructive offered by earth.
  8. James A. Michener is known for his highly detailed narrative and pages-long expository on the history of a region. When done correctly, a reader is taken on a whirlwind adventure through time, following the growth and development of an area through the eyes of the land and of a select few founding families.

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