1988 Hardcover Book, Alaska, James A. Michener, Historical, Novel, Fiction, Literature, First Edition

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1988 Hardcover Book, Alaska, James A. Michener, Historical, Novel, Fiction, Literature, First Edition

A hardcover fictional historical novel by James A. Michener. It is entitled Alaska. This is a 1988 First Edition. The book's hardcover is yellow cloth with title in gold on the spine and a gold etched mountain on the front.

In this epic of the American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the 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 exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people.

James Albert Michener (1907 – 1997) was an American author of more than 40 books, most of which were fictional, lengthy family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating history.

Size:
9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
868 pages
Dust Jacket
Hardcover
Gold Cloth Cover With Title in Gold on Spine and etched mountain in Gold on the Front Cover
Copyright 1988
Published by Random House

This book is in Used but in Fine condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact and strong. The only mark in this book is a small sticker on the front flyleaf bearing the original owners name.


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