Awards & Winners

James A. Michener

Date of Birth 03-February-1907
Place of Birth Doylestown
(Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as James Michener, James Albert Michener
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author, Screenwriter
James Albert Michener was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping family sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work. Michener's major books include Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, and Poland. His nonfiction works include the 1968 Iberia about his travels in Spain and Portugal, his 1992 memoir The World Is My Home, and Sports in America. Return to Paradise combines fictional short stories with Michener's factual descriptions of the Pacific areas where they take place.

Awards by James A. Michener

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Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Honored for : Tales of the South Pacific