"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.
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Review: CaribbeanUser Review - John Pocus - Goodreads
I think this book would benefit from a little more straight history rather than the attempt at a marquez-esque melodrama. I thought the parts about REAL islands were the best while all the stuff about ... Read full review
Review: CaribbeanUser Review - Walt Trizna - Goodreads
Employing his usual style, Michener weaves a fascinating story within the history of the area. Read full review
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