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Tales of the South Pacific,

Author: James A Michener; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co., 1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of tales is set against the background of the South Pacific, the endless ocean, the coral specks called islands, the coconut palms, the reefs, the jungle and the full moon rising against the jungle. The tales are told by a young naval officer whose duties on an Admiral's staff take him up and down the islands.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
Tales of the South Pacific.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1947
(OCoLC)568764571
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 289000
Notes: "First printing."
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1948.
Description: v pages, 1 leaf, 326 pages 22 cm
Contents: South Pacific --
Coral sea --
Mutiny --
Officer and a gentleman --
Cave --
Milk run --
Alligator --
Our heroine --
Dry rot --
Fo'Dolla' --
Passion --
Boar's tooth --
Wine for the mess at Segi --
Airstrip at Konora --
Those who fraternize --
Strike --
Frisco --
Landing on Kuralei --
Cemetery at Hoga Point.
Responsibility: by James A. Michener.

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This collection of tales is set against the background of the South Pacific, the endless ocean, the coral specks called islands, the coconut palms, the reefs, the jungle and the full moon rising against the jungle. The tales are told by a young naval officer whose duties on an Admiral's staff take him up and down the islands.

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