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Caribbean

 
 
 
 
Caribbean
Author: James A. Michener
ISBN 13: 9780449217498
ISBN 10: 449217493
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Fawcett Crest
Publication Date: 1990-12-25
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 832
List Price: $8.99
 
 

"A grand epic."
THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER 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.
A Dual Main Slection of the Book-of-the-Month Club


Publishers Weekly

The Caribbean islands, which have seen pirates, bloody slave revolts and the Cuban revolution, are chronicled in this blend of fiction and history. ``While the pace is sometimes achingly slow, the dialogue stilted and the characterization skimpy, Michener laces the whole with fiery Caribbean drama,'' PW remarked. (Feb.)