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Tales of the South Pacific by  James MICHENER - Hardcover - Later Printing - 1974 - from abookshop and

Tales of the South Pacific

by MICHENER, James

Condition: VG++/VG++

Taiwan: Taiwan Piracy, 1974. Bound in black patterned boards, stamped in silver. This is a pure Taiwan priracy edition in dustwrapper. It was copied from the Fawcett paperback edition -- but it has a nice dust jacket (with illustration from the front and back panels of the paperback edition. A very scarce Michener collectible -- downright rare in this protected condition. Not listed in the Groseclose bibliography. For the Michener "completist".. Later Printing. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize winning collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II, written by James A. Michener in 1946. The stories were based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu). The skipper of PT-105 met Michener while stationed at the PT boat base on Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.


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