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The Fires of Spring by James A. Michener

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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9704249M
ISBN 100345483057
ISBN 109780345483058

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The Fires of Spring: A Novel - Kindle edition by Michener, James A., Berry, Steve. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Fires of Spring: A Novel/5(87). The Fires of Spring is the second book and first novel published by American author James A. y known for his multi-generational epics of historical fiction, The Fires of Spring was written as a partially autobiographical bildungsroman in which Michener's proxy, young orphan David Harper, searches for meaning and romance in pre-World War II : James A. Michener.   An intimate early novel from James A. Michener, now remembered as the beloved master of the historical epic, The Fires of Spring unfolds with the bittersweet drama of a boy’s perilous journey into manhood. David Harper is an orphan, seemingly doomed to loneliness and poverty. As an /5(2). "The Fires of Spring" tells the story of a boy growing up in Pennsylvania in the early part of the century. An early Michener effort, it is a very moving and deep story about love, friendship, enemies and life in general.5/5(5).

About The Fires of Spring. An intimate early novel from James A. Michener, now remembered as the beloved master of the historical epic, The Fires of Spring unfolds with the bittersweet drama of a boy’s perilous journey into Harper is an orphan, seemingly doomed to loneliness and poverty.   "The Fires of Spring" provides a view from the ground of six countries in the Middle East in a way that we can't get from news stories. The author has had time to dig into the history and the people shaping the events today/5.   The Pulitzer Prize winner- with his memorable Tales of the South Pacific — is not an author to be passed over lightly. Nor does his new book belie his claim to a rare gift of yarn spinning and writing vigorous, unhackneyed prose. But- and it is a big but- the enthusiasts of the earlier book will find little that captures that appeal in this new book. The information about The Fires of Spring shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .

The Fires of Spring tells those stories across six countries. It is a compelling and enlightening read.”—Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America "This book has captured the essence of this historic transformation the Arab world is going through. Spring Fire, is a paperback novel written by Marijane Meaker, under the pseudonym "Vin Packer".It is the first lesbian paperback novel, and the beginning of the lesbian pulp fiction genre; it also addresses issues of conformity in s American : Vin Packer.   SPRING FIRES always holds a special place in my heart because it was the first book I read by Cynthia Wright, found one day on my aunt's bookshelf 25+ years ago. I still haven't given it back to her/5(25). An intimate early novel from James A. Michener, now remembered as the beloved master of the historical epic, The Fires of Spring unfolds with the bittersweet drama of a boy's perilous journey into manhood. David Harper is an orphan, seemingly doomed to loneliness and poverty.