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.
9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
Gold Cloth Cover With Title in Gold on Spine and etched mountain in Gold on the Front Cover
Published by Random House
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