This novel is based on the history of the North American east from the late 16th century to the present. James Michener is also the author of ...Show synopsisThis novel is based on the history of the North American east from the late 16th century to the present. James Michener is also the author of "Journey", "The Caribbean", "The Eagle and the Raven", "The Novel" and "The Covenant".Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Size: wb926; worn, bends on covers, faded page edgesPages...Fair. Size: wb926; worn, bends on covers, faded page edgesPages are clean and binding is good. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. Quick response.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 5 3/4 X 8 1/2; FIRST...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 5 3/4 X 8 1/2; FIRST EDITION, STATED 2ND PRINTING THUS, 1978, Random House. Used. Not an exlibrary copy. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ VERY GOOD PRICE-CLIPPED DUST JACKET. An epic historical novel about the history of the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Description:Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book Book has some skinned spots...Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book Book has some skinned spots on fffep like a book plate removal. Dust jacket has light edge/corner wear and a crease on the front flap. Dust jacket is protected by removable Brodart cover.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Hardcover with...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Hardcover with dustjacket, signed "James A. Michener" by the author on the title page, the front end-paper map is tanned near the hinge and is bound in upside-down, there is also some very mild dust-tanning to the top edge, the binding is clean and tight and the contents are fine, dustjacket has a couple of tiny edge-tears and shows mild rubbing to the glossy surface, it is also clean and quite presentable, the original price (12.95) is present, and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
Description:N/A. Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by...N/A. Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First edition, 6th printing. 865 pages. Signed by Michener on title page. Price is NOT clipped from jacket flap. Crease along right edge of front jacket flap. 1 1/4" tear on top left corner of front jacket panel.
Description:Very Good. New York: Fawcett Crest, 1978. First thus. Paperback...Very Good. New York: Fawcett Crest, 1978. First thus. Paperback. 1, 083 pp. Near fine. Signed by author James A. Michener on the title page.
Let me start by saying that I am a fan of James Michener. I love his books and have never been dissappointed until now. I drug myself through a coulple hundred pages waiting to be be gripped by the story, as I usually am, and finally gave up. The tedious descriptions of boat building etc. finally got the best of me. I am getting ready to read Caribbean, one of the few that I have'nt yet read. Maybe someday I'll try Chesapeake again and get into the story I must have missed.
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