The best-selling author James Michener started life as a small-town Pennsylvania boy who left his foster-home at the age of 13 to hitch-hike around the country. He was 40 before he decided on writing as a career, prior to which he had been an academic, an editor and a US Navy lieutenant-commander in World War II. His first book, "Tales of the ...
The best-selling author James Michener started life as a small-town Pennsylvania boy who left his foster-home at the age of 13 to hitch-hike around the country. He was 40 before he decided on writing as a career, prior to which he had been an academic, an editor and a US Navy lieutenant-commander in World War II. His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific", won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into the award-winning film, "South Pacific", and his subsequent novels include "Hawaii", "Chesapeake", "Texas", "The Covenant", "Alaska" and "Caribbean". In this autobiography Michener writes of the people, places and events that have shaped his life.
Fine; Collectible. SIGNED BY AUTHOR: First Edition 2nd printing; hardcover with fine dust jacket, not clipped; 519 pp; well bound, clean text, no marksl same day shipping in box with tracking; 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First edition, first prnt. Signed by Michener on the title page. Map endpages, black and white photographs. Faint beginning foxing on the topedge, soil spot on the bottom edge. Unread copy in Near Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
AS NEW CONDITION. AS NEW DUST JACKET. Hardcover Book......SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (signature only).... //NO REMAINDER MARK//NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKS OF ANY KIND (no names or inscriptions, no bookplate, no underlining, etc) //NOT PRICECLIPPED// NEW MYLAR COVER// in addition to Mr. Michener's signature, his "JAM" monogram stamp also apears on the signature label.
Limited Issue, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the author, this being no.129. Octavo; maroon cloth, with titles stamped in black and copper foil on spine; publisher's slipcase. Fine in a Fine slipcase, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap.
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