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

Contents / Notes

General Note: "First printing."
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.
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: Also issued online.
Awards: 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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