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Miracle in Seville

Miracle in Seville( )
Author: Michener, James A.
ISBN:978-0-679-76510-3
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:Random House Large Print
Imprint:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

A fabulously funny and witty take on a well-known fairytale. One day the King and Queen are woken up in the middle of the night by the most terrifying noise. They search the palace from top to bottom before they discover the source of the deafening din... their daughter! The Princess simply will not be woken and before long everything has descended into chaos with the inhabitants of the palace being driven swiftly mad by the dreadful noise. The only...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.41 x 9.36 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds
Author Biography
Michener, James A. (Author)
James A. Michener, 1907 - 1997 James Albert Michener was born on February 3, 1907 in Doylestown, Pa. He earned an A.B. from Swarthmore College, an A.M. from Colorado State College of Education, and an M.A. from Harvard University. He taught for many years and was an editor for Macmillan Publishing Company. His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific," derived from Michener's service in the Pacific in World War II, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical South Pacific, which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Michener completed close to 40 novels. Some other epic works include "Hawaii," "Centennial," "Space," and "Caribbean." He also wrote a significant amount of nonfiction including his autobiography "The World Is My Home."

Among his many other honors, James Michener received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. He was married to Patti Koon in 1935; they divorced in 1948. He married Vange Nord in 1948 (divorced 1955) and Mari Yoriko Sabusawa in 1955 (deceased 1994). He died in 1997 in Austin, Texas.

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