"A grand epic."
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Master storyteller James A. Michener sweeps us off to the Caribbean,with a magnificent novel that captures the eternal allure of that glittering string of islands and their tumultuous history. Beginning in 1310 and continuing through Columbus's arrival and the bloody slave revolt of Haiti to the rise of Castro, CARIBBEAN carries us through 700 dramatic years in a tale teeming with revolution and romance, slavery and superstition, heartfelt characters and thunderous destinies.
A Dual Main Slection of the Book-of-the-Month Club
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Review: CaribbeanUser Review - Robert Beringer - Goodreads
The best book I ever read (three times) on the beautiful Caribbean. I own very few books, but there it is, proudly on my bookshelf. Read full review
Review: CaribbeanUser Review - Susanne - Goodreads
As is typical of Michener's work, one of the main strong points of this book is that it's hugely informative. I learned a great deal about the turbulent, often tragic history of the Caribbean. I found ... Read full review
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