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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Review: Tales of the South PacificUser Review - Ellen Trufant - Goodreads
I thoroughly enjoyed reading the tales that inspired South Pacific, the Broadway play and Hollywood movie. Rodgers and Hammerstein largely worked with the two love stories-and thus were able to use ... Read full review
Review: Tales of the South PacificUser Review - Sara Pauff - Goodreads
Not at all like the musical South Pacific, but interesting in parts. I liked the stories about the people more than the descriptions of the battles and strategy, and the stories that featured ... Read full review