Tales of the South Pacific
"Truly one of the most remarkable books to come out of the war. Mr. Michener is a born story-teller."
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Enter the exotic world of the South Pacific, meet the men and women caught up in the drama of a big war. The young Marine who falls madly in love with a beautiful Tonkinese girl. Nurse Nellie and her French planter, Emile De Becque. The soldiers, sailors, and nurses playing at war and waiting for love in a tropic paradise.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kcshankd - LibraryThing
Fun & well done for what it is - difficult at times to get through the period racism and sexism. Don't expect the musical, but well done from the backwaters of every war. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bensdad00 - LibraryThing
This is a book I have heard about for years and finally spurred myself to read - it did not disappoint. The characters and settings from the stage play and the movie are here but they are far from ... Read full review