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6 edition of STORIES FROM THE PACIFIC found in the catalog.

STORIES FROM THE PACIFIC

THE ISLAND WAR 1942-1945

by Lawrence F. Kirby

  • 362 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australasian & Pacific history: Second World War,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Australasia, Oceania & Other Land Areas,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Personal Memoirs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9434278M
    ISBN 10141401760X
    ISBN 109781414017600
    OCLC/WorldCa85206040

    This round of Required Reading is dedicated to the place we at Powell's Books call home: the great Pacific Northwest. Whether you're from the area or you simply appreciate the region for its beauty, history, or temperament (or legendary bookstore), these titles will give you a more nuanced understanding of this peculiar corner of the U.S. Halii (Fain) Preiss, a graduate of Pacific High School, will read the children’s book she wrote and published, “Climbing Up a Christmas Tree,” this Saturday following the Christmas on.

    World War II in the Pacific Stories of Some Who Were There "On the morning of December 7, , I was eleven years old. These are my memories of the bombing and the days that followed." -- Yvonne's story. "We were in the outer channel of Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked." -- Gunner. Little known stories about WW2, the Pacific War, the early years. Reader Provided Stories World War II -- the early years. The Naval Historian at HMAS Cerebus has passed on to me photo copies of the death discharge book for the details of the .

    If you have time for only one South Pacific book, read The Lure of Tahiti (). Editor A. Grove Day, himself an islands expert, includes 18 short stories, excerpts of other books, and essays. There is a little here from many writers mentioned below, plus selections from captains Cook, Bougainville, and Bligh. Here you will find a comprehensive list of recommended Asian Pacific American children’s and young adult books. These books have been carefully selected by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association. They represent the best and the broadest children’s and young adult stories representing the Asian diaspora.


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Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of sequentially related short stories by James A. Michener about the Pacific campaign in World War II. The stories are based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu).Author: James A.

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‘Reach for Paradise: A Journey Among Pacific Islands’ by Andrew Rayner. Andrew Rayner’s memoir-cum-travelogue is probably the most beautiful book on the Pacific Islands ever written.

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James A. Michener was one of the world’s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My er served on Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

"his book combines a family saga and a doomed love story, set against the background of French Polynesia in the period leading up to the first nuclear tests. The text is highly critical of the French government, and as a result its publication in Tahiti was polarising."Author: Kuuleilani Reyes.

About the Book. The stories of The Pacific and Other Stories cover the author´s customary wide range of character, place, and event — from a woman waiting for her husband as he fights in the Pacific, to an opera impresario on the canals of Venice, to a young girl who defies a Latin dictator, and thirteen other tales as well.

Like those in A Dove of the East and Other Stories and Ellis. War Stories is a volume series on the Second World War from World History Group Publications. Three volumes have been published thus far, the two on the Pacific War and D-Day: The Campaign Across present the war from both macro and micro views.

A narrative describes the war’s major events, explaining the strategies and considerations that were. About Pacific Bookstores. Major Milestones. In honor of the holiday, here are 25 books from Asian American and Pacific Islander authors that you should include on your reading list, from prize-winning fiction to graphic novels, essays, and.

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