Return to Paradise

Return to Paradise

Book - 1982
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James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, Tales of the South Pacific, the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim. In this sequel collection, Michener once again evokes the magic of the extraordinary isles in the Pacific—from Fiji and Gaudalcanal to New Zealand and Papua New Guinea—through stories that burst with adventure, charm, and local color. For Michener’s many fans around the globe, Return to Paradise is a precious second look at a land of enchantment by one of the most gifted storytellers of the twentieth century.

Praise for Return to Paradise

“A brilliant book and a worthy successor to Tales of the South Pacific.”The Atlanta Constitution

“This is a book that should be read by everyone. . . . All who have seen the South Pacific will find on every page the odors of frangipani, copra, blood, and beer.”The New York Times

“There’s drama and pathos and adventure and humanity . . . and a very high degree of excellence. Michener can write.”Kirkus Reviews

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Books 1982, c1951
ISBN: 9780449206508
Branch Call Number: PB FIC MIC
Characteristics: 416 p. ;,18 cm.


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Apr 12, 2017

I enjoyed this book because it was a wonderful way to get to know the South Pacific before, during and after WWII. If you have not read the Tales of the South Pacific I would start with that one first.

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