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Journey free pdf One of the premier novelists of the twentieth century, James A. Michener captures a frenzied time when sane men and women risked their very lives in a forbidding Arctic land to win a dazzling and elusive prize: Yukon gold. In 1897, gold fever sweeps the world. The promise of untold riches lures thousands of dreamers from all walks of life on a perilous trek toward fortune, failure or death. "Journey "is an immersive account of the adventures of four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they haul across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields. Vivid and sweeping, featuring Michener s probing insights into the follies and grandeur of the human spirit, this" "is the kind of novel only he could write. Praise for "Journey" "" Stunning . . . Michener at his best. "Houston Chronicle" "" Michener brings sharply into focus the hardships encountered by those who dreamed of striking it rich. Associated Press "" Michener has amassed a peerless reputation as the heralded dean of the historical tome. . . . "Journey "is a book that envelops the reader in an atmosphere of hazardous escapades. "Richmond Times-Dispatch" Remarkable . . . superb literature. "The Pittsburgh Press" "From the Hardcover edition.""

About James A Michener

James A. Michener was one of the world s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize winning "Tales of the South Pacific, "the bestselling novels "The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, "and "Caravans, "and the memoir "The World Is My Home." Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety."

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Author : James A Michener
Publisher : Dial Press
Data Published : 09 June 2015
ISBN : 081298675X
EAN : 9780812986754
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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