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Best Michener Books: The Ultimate Collection

Here is a list of the best Michener books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Hawaii (2002)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionPulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor, the land remains untouched for centuries—until, little more than a thousand years ago, Polynesian seafarers make the perilous journey across the Pacific, flourishing in this tropical paradise according to their ancient traditions. Then, in the early nineteenth century, American missionaries arrive, bringing with them a new…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

2. Source (1982)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn his signature style of grand storytelling, James Michener sweeps us back through time to the Holy Land, thousands of years ago. By exploring the lives and discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of Tell Makor, Michener vividly re-creates life in and around an ancient city during critical periods of its existence, and traces the profound history of the Jews, including that of the early Hebrews and their persecution, the impact of Christianity on the Jewish world, the Crusades, and the Spanish Inquisition. Michener weaves his epic tale of love, strength, and faith until at…
Author(s): James A. Michener

3. Chesapeake: A Novel (2003)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in England. After joining Captain John Smith on a harrowing journey across the Atlantic, Steed makes a life for himself in the New World, establishing a remarkable dynasty that parallels the emergence of America. Through the extraordinary tale of one man’s dream, Michener tells intertwining stories of family…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

4. Tales of the South Pacific (2014)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionTales of the South Pacific is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers. This thrilling work invites the reader to enter the exotic world of the South Pacific and luxuriate in the endless ocean, the coconut palms, the waves breaking into spray against the reefs, the full moon rising behind the volcanoes. And yet here also are the men and women caught up in the heady drama of World War II: the young Marine who falls for a beautiful Tonkinese girl; the Navy nurse whose prejudices are…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

5. Iberia (2015)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionSpain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, he not only reveals the celebrated history of bullfighters and warrior kings, painters and processions, cathedrals and olive orchards, he also shares the intimate, often hidden country he came to know, where the congeniality of living souls is thrust against the dark…
Author(s): James A. Michener , Robert Vavra, et al.

6. Poland: A Novel (2015)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided. With an inspiring tradition of resistance to brutal invaders, from the barbarians to the Nazis, and a heritage of pride that burns through eras of romantic passion and courageous solidarity, their common story reaches a breathtaking culmination in the historic showdown between the ruthless Communists and rebellious…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

7. Journey (1994)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionJourney, a novel by James Michener, was expanded from a section originally cut from his large novel Alaska. The book depicts five men, one of whom was an English Lord, journeying in 1897-98 from Great Britain through Canada to Dawson, Yukon, for the gold rush taking place. According to the novel’s afterword, the section was cut from the original book because Alaska already contained a chapter on the Alaskan side of the gold rush and that the chapter that eventually became Journey was irrelevant. It was decided that the chapter could stand on its own as a short novel, and Michener donated the Canadian royalty earnings from the novel to endow…
Author(s): James Michener

8. Alaska: A Novel (2002)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska’s story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

9. Texas (1990)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis 1995 paperback never read. Wear on spine edges and additional creases on front cover near spine Front page edges have small scuff marks. Pages slightly browned from age. Satisfaction guaranteed. Same or next day shipping.This 1995 paperback never read. Wear on spine edges and additional creases on front cover near spine Front page edges have small scuff marks. Pages slightly browned from age. Satisfaction guaranteed. Same or next day shipping….
Author(s): James A. Michener

10. Space: A Novel (2015)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionAlready a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and women—people like Stanley Mott, the engineer whose irrepressible drive for knowledge places him at the center of the American exploration effort; Norman Grant, the war hero and U.S. senator who takes his personal battle not only to a nation, but to the heavens; Dieter Kolff, a German rocket scientist who…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

11. Recessional: A Novel (2015)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn this remarkable novel, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener draws on his unparalleled gift for storytelling, his deep understanding of American society, and his own life experiences to illuminate the challenges of aging and the folly of youth. As the new director of a Florida retirement home known as the Palms, Andy Zorn suffers no shortage of loving support from his “elders,” a group of five passionate, outspoken residents. Still, Andy’s shortcomings tear him apart. But when he meets an extraordinary young woman who has been forced to rebuild her life after suffering…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

12. The Drifters: A Novel (2015)

Best Michener Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era. Against exotic backdrops including Spain, Morocco, and Mozambique, he weaves together the heady dreams, shocking tribulations, and heartwarming bonds of six young runaways cast adrift in the world—as well as the hedonistic pursuit of drugs and pleasure that collapses all around them. With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the private world of these unforgettable characters, exposing their innermost desires with remarkable candor and infinite…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

The University provides fellowships in the name of Michener to the students of the graduate writing program. Michener succumbed to his terminal kidney disease after battling it for more than four years on dialysis. He was cremated in Austin. The Postal Service of United States honored Michener with a postage stamp in the year 2008. He was With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the private world of these unforgettable characters, exposing their innermost desires with remarkable candor and infinite compassion. Praise for The Drifters “A blockbuster of a book . . . full of surprise, drama, and fascination.”—Philadelphia Bulletin James A. (Albert) Michener, born around 1907, won the Pulitzer Prize for his first fiction, Tales of the South Pacific. The bestselling book was adapted into the popular musical and film, South Pacific. James A. Michener has 142 books on Goodreads with 470491 ratings. James A. Michener’s most popular book is Hawaii. James Albert Michener (/ ˈ m ɪ tʃ ə n ər / or / ˈ m ɪ tʃ n ər /; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author. He wrote more than 40 books, most of which were lengthy, fictional family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating solid history.

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some michener books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Ecological informatics : data management and knowledge discovery

Author(s): Michener, William K.; Recknagel, Friedrich
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2018, Size: 18 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2134447

Presidential Lottery : the reckless gamble in our electoral system

Author(s): Berry, Steve; Michener, James Albert
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group;Dial Press, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2084962

James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing

Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback, Year: 2015, Size: 135 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1399317

The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People

Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2308238

Pot-Honey: A legacy of stingless bees

Author(s): Charles D. Michener , Patricia Vit, Silvia R. M. Pedro, David Roubik (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Year: 2013, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 930419

The Matrix of Christian Ethics: Integrating Philosophy and Moral Theology in a Postmodern Context

Author(s): Patrick Nullens, Ronald T. Michener
Publisher: IVP Books, Year: 2010, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2228404

The Bees of the World

Author(s): Charles D. Michener
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Year: 2007, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 276729

Engaging Deconstructive Theology

Author(s): Ronald T. Michener
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Year: 2007, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 386379

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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