Fair. 1, 247 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. FICTION. Adventurers, scoundrels and missionaries. A story of an Afrikaner family in South Africa. The main setting of this extraordinary novel is the stunnng landscape of South Africa, but vivid episodes also take place in Indonesia, France, Holland and England. The dramatic presentation of actual and fictional characters in a background of historical events is a narrative technique of which Mr. Michener has long been the acknowledge master-and never more powerfully than here. (Key Words: Historical Fiction, Pulitzer Prize Winners, James Michener, South Africa, Afrikaners).
Good. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that'll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Extensive cover wear. Pages clean and intact. Good reading copy with no marking on the pages. Some tape repair on cover. Some staining inside front and back covers. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 1238 p. Audience: General/trade. Adventurers, scoundrels, and missionaries. The best and worst of two continents carve an empire out of the vast wilderness that is to become South Africa. For hundreds of years, their rivalries and passions spill across the land.
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