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Tales of the South Pacific Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUBWinner of thePulitzer Prize the South PDF Î for FictionEnter the exotic world of the South Pacific, meet the Tales of Kindle - men and women caught up in the drama of a big war The young Marine who of the South eBook ¸ 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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  1. Duane Duane says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUB1948 Pulitzer Prize winner.This was the book that caused the Pulitzer committee to change the name of the category from novel to fiction That s because this is actually a group of 19 short stories, and they are similar in themes and subject matter, and they are sequential or chronological which gives it the feeling of a novel.It s about WWII in the Pacific An ugly, horrific disaster taking place in paradise talk about a contradiction But it s historical fiction at a high level you don t com 1948 Pulitzer Prize winner.This was the book that caused the Pulitzer committee to change the name of the category from novel to fiction That s be


  2. Ensiform Ensiform says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBEasilythan the sum of its parts, this collection of stories is an eye opening account of life in wartime not the horrors of war though there s a bit of that , but the waiting, the selfless heroism, the bottled up passion, the thankless endless toil, the vast logistics of a campaign, the suddenness of death and loss and love The omission of this work from the academic canon is utterly incomprehensible to me it s everything that All Quiet on the Western Front is said to be, andMic Easilythan the sum of its parts, this collection of stories is an eye opening account of life in wartime not the horrors of war though there s a bit of that , but the waiting, the selfless heroism, the bottled up passion, the thankless endless toil, the vast logistics of a campaign, the suddenness of death and loss and love The omission of this work from the academic canon is utterly incomprehensible to me it s everything that All Quiet on the Western Front is said to be, andMichener is fa


  3. Dax Dax says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBThis is not a collection of short stories but rather a group of tales sometangential than others with recurring characters, themes and locations These stories largely consist of officers, enlisted men, nurses, and natives who attempt to stay busy physically and mentally as they await the next push of the war Michener s two areas of focus here are the clash of drastically different cultures and the soldiers struggle to grapple with the age old question of why am I here Most of the This is not a collection of short stories but rather a group of tales sometangential than others with recurring characters, themes and locations These stories largely consist of officers, enlisted men, nurses, and natives who attempt to stay


  4. Taija Taija says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUB1948 Pulitzer Prize Winner.I read this book for my Pulitzer Prize Reading Challenge I m probably already prejudiced when reading any PP winner, but I really tried to r


  5. Matthew Klobucher Matthew Klobucher says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBI think this book is a must read for any American in the post WWII era Framed as a collection of loosely connected short stories, narrated from a single perspectivce, Mitchner weaves together themes of love, loss, and struggle with a lucid and sometimes technical commentary on the American war effort in the Pacific theater His characters are both intensely human and larger than life, and the deve


  6. Deanne Deanne says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBNot at all like South Pacific, no body talking happy talk, no women warbling about washing men out of their hair What there is, is a collection of stories, some funny, some tragic and all set in the south pacific Michener writes well and you begin to care about the men he talks about, many seem disillusioned, far away from home and family and seeming to spend most of the time waiting.


  7. Theophilus (Theo) Theophilus (Theo) says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBOutstanding My favorite Michener It won a Pulitzer Prize, whatcan I say about it Mini vignettes about World War II in the Pacific that are funny, ironic, and tragic How it became a musical I ll never understand It should have been an epic series like Winds of War or Band of Brothers Maybe some day After this I moved on to Hawaii, Caravans, Return to Paradise, The Source, and of course The Drifters among many others I was reading these while on active duty in the Air Outstanding My favorite Michener It won a Pulitzer Prize, whatcan I say about it Mini vignettes about World War II in the Pac


  8. Manray9 Manray9 says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBJames A Michener s Tales of the South Pacific, a collection of related stories of rear echelon service in the Solomons and New Hebrides during World War II, received a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948, inspired the Broadway musical South Pacific, and served as the foundation for the early 1960s TV series Adventures in Paradise I found it rather boring In trying to describe the tales, the words over rated, flat, cliched, repetitive, and dated kept coming to mind The book has not withstood t James A Michener s Tales of the South Pacific, a collection of related stories of rear echelon service in the Solomons and New Hebrides during World War II, received a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948, inspired the Broadway musical South Pacific, an


  9. Andrew Kraemer Andrew Kraemer says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBI must say that I really did not enjoy reading this book It is incredibly slow, is shows a very distorted fairy taleesque picture of the Pacific theater, and many of the problems in the story, in my opinion, are incredibly mundane However, despite disliking the book I respect the role of Tales of the South Pacific in American literary history Here s why When this book was released in 1947, it was the book America needed, not the book that best showed life in the Pacific The American public I must say that I really did not enjoy reading this book It is incredibly slow, is shows a very distorted fairy taleesque picture of the Pacific theater, and many of the problems in the story, in my opinion, are incredibly mundane However, despite disliking the book I respect the role of Tales of the South Pacific in American literary history He


  10. Roxanne Russell Roxanne Russell says:

    Tales of the South Pacific PDF/EPUB × the South PDF tales epub, south book, pacific kindle, Tales of epub, the South ebok, Tales of the South Pacificof the South mobile, Tales of the South Pacific PDFEPUBHere s a book I ve heard about all my life, maybeso the musical, and an author who couldn tbepopular He was a favorite of my grandfather s I get the sense that his narrative voice may have been similar to the voice in my grandfather s head the same matter of fact, US white male dominated world view that pre dated the 70 s Yet, still sensitive to all people and empathetic to the human condition It was interesting to read this just after Guard of Honor same war, same time period Here s a book I ve heard about all my life, maybeso the musical, and an author who couldn tbepopular He was a favorite of my grandfather s I get the sense that his narrative voice may have been similar to the voice in my grandfather s head the same matter of fact, US white m


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