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Tales of the South Pacific

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This collection of tales is set against the background of the South Pacific, the endless ocean, coral specks called islands, the coconut palms, the ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. Hardcover, The Macmillan Company, 1952-01-01

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  • 2. Hardcover, The Macmillan Company, 1949

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  • 3. Softcover, Pocket Books, Inc, 1947

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  • 5. Softcover, POCKET BOOKS, 1964

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    Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. 375 p. THIS IS A CARDINAL...

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  • 6. Hardcover, The Franklin Library, 1986

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    Description: Weisbecker, Philippe. Fine. Like-new, shows no signs of use. 415...

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  • 7. Hardcover, The Franklin Library, 1986

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  • 8. Hardcover, The Macmillan Company, 1949-01-01

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    Description: Used; Acceptable. Spine is slightly creased. Pages slightly...

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  • 9. Hardcover, Franklin Library, 1986

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    Description: Fine in dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text and...

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  • 10. Hardcover, The MacMilllan Company, 1950

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    Description: Very Good. Signed by author B000OAF6AA Very Good. (Binding:...

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Reviews of Tales of the South Pacific

Overall customer rating: 4.750
teach2learn

The Mother of the Musical

by teach2learn on Apr 19, 2012

This is the book that inspired the musical, "South Pacific," was James A Michener's first and also won the Pullitzer price. An inspiration on many levels.

Joel D

Least we forget

by Joel D on Jan 5, 2012

It is easy to forget what we went through decades ago in order to maintain the freedom we had obtained through long years of hard struggle. These tales of the South Pacific remind us that there was an equally important theatre of operation in the South Pacific. Not as much attention was given in the press and newsreels as in the European theatre ... but it was just as deadly and just as important. Here told with a sprinkling of humor. Reading just one of the tales and you agree with the Pulitzer committee.

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07reader

Good Book Great Value

by 07reader on Jan 27, 2011

For the price- it's a good value. Seller - does great in shipping and packing. Great service - great read.

Andy58

A classic ruined by poor proofing

by Andy58 on Oct 4, 2007

This book is a classic American collection of stories revealing the realities of military and civilian life in the exotic WWII locales of the Pacific. Unfortunately, this paperback edition is rife with misspelled words, missing punctuation, and crude type. A trade edition should be released, accompanied by a scholary foreward.

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