Caribbean, James A. Michener, Novel, Historical Fiction, Adventure, History
A wonderful hardcover book titled Caribbean by James A. Michener.
This novel sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of the glittering string of islands forming its northern and eastern boundaries. From the 1310 conquest of the Arawaks by cannibals to the decline of the Mayan empire, from Columbus's arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan's notorious reign, from the bloody slave revolt on Haiti to the rise of Cuba's Fidel Castro, Caribbean packs seven hundred dramatic years into a tale teeming with revolution and romance, authentic characters and thunderous destinies. Through absorbing, magnificent prose, Michener captures the essence of the islands in all of their awe-inspiring scope and wonder.
James Albert Michener (1907 – 1997) was an American writer. He wrote more than 40 books, most of which were fictional family sagas covering the lives of many generations, set in particular geographic locales and incorporating detailed history. Many of his works were bestsellers and he was known for the meticulous research that went into his books.
9½ inches in length
6½ inches in width
Published by Random House -- 1989 -- Book of the Month Edition
This book is in Very Good condition. The books spine is tight, and pages are clean. The dust cover is in Good condition with some tiny tears at the top.
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