TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC. James A. Michener.
TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. "A collection of tales of the exploits of men at war in the Pacific in World War II displaying the emotions, frustrations, tedium, and anxiety of waiting for the conflict which ultimately must come. This was Michener's first published novel and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1948." It also served as the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific (1949). Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with blue titles. Typical mild toning to the contents. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with some very mild edgewear. An exceptionally nice example of this celebrated classic of 20th century literature. Groseclose A.003. Very good / Very good. Item #69547

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