Title Tales of the South Pacific
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. Macmillan Company 1947
Seller ID 000402
Terracotta cloth with blue decoration to front board. Boards are clean with mild rubbing and wear at edges and corners. Light, short circular indentation to front board at fore edge. Spine ends pushed in. Very small brown spot to fore edge of text block. Pages tanned. Binding straight and tight. 326 pages. A collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II. The stories were based on observations and anecdotes Michener collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands. Won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1948, and was adapted as a Broadway musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1949.
SHORT STORIES WORLD WAR II WWII NAVY PACIFIC THEATER PULITZER PRIZE BROADWAY MUSICAL Literature