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  1. James A. Michener was one of the world’s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My perlinamonlege.ciagnacicobunprobderrehodefuta.infoinfoer served on the advisory council to NASA and the.
  2. Sep 09,  · Title: Alaska Author: James A. Michener Synopsis (Courtesy of Powell’s Books): “In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us across Alaska’s fierce terrain, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling technological present, as his characters struggle for survival. The exciting high points of Alaska’s story, from its brutal prehistory, [ ].
  3. Audio Cassette; Publisher: Books on Tape (June ) ISBN ISBN Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: James A. Michener.
  4. The photograph of James Michener, on the back cover, was taken in when Michener was working on Alaska. Michener's picture is credited to Michael A. Lewis of the Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska. Journey. Michener's novel Journey () was expanded from a section originally cut from Alaska. References.
  5. The earliest physical evidence of the existence of human beings in any part of Alaska seems to lie on a small island off the Aleutians and is dated no earlier than 12, B p E But other problematic finds of much earlier date in Canada, California, Mexico and South America cause many scholars to postulate human arrivals in Alaska as early as.
  6. Class convenes with plate tectonics and, before the final bell is rung, Michener doles out nearly pages of Alaskan history in candy-coated, bite-sized vignettes. With his trademark brand of pedagogy, Michener steers his characters through: the arrival and development of major native groups, European exploration and Russian and American colonization, the gold rush, industrial exploitation.
  7. Alaska | In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska's story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and.
  8. Editions for Alaska: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback p.
  9. teller James Michener reveals Alaska in all its awesome, sweeping majesty. From the near-forgotten past, to the highly technological present, from self-defense to self-determination, here are the men and women who tried to tame the land, seize its bounty, and lay claim to the elusive spirit that holds native and visitor spellbound/5().

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