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Tales of the South Pacific / by James A. Michener.

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Available copies

  • 22 copies at PINES. (Show)
  • 3 copies at Athens Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Athens-Clarke County Library.

Current holds

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Athens Regional Library System - Athens-Clarke County Library FIC MICHENER 33207000707242 FICTION Available -
Athens Regional Library System - Athens-Clarke County Library LP MICHENER 33207001422205 LG-PRNT Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: v p., 1 leaf, 326 p ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., 1947.

Content descriptions

General Note: "First printing."
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued online.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1948.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Oceania > Fiction.
War stories, American.
Guerre mondiale 1939-1945. Opérations. Pacifique.
Etats-Unis. Romans. 1939-1945.
Oceania > Fiction.
Genre: War stories.
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