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James A. Michener

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I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.

— James A. Michener

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If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the relgion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

— James A. Michener

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Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

— James A. Michener

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I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter.

— James A. Michener

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An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.

— James A. Michener


Writers turn dreams into print.

— James A. Michener


When this is over, I'm not going to be the same guy. I'm going to live as if I were a great man.

— James A. Michener


a soldier lives always for the next battle, because he knows that before it arrives impossible changes can occur in his favor.

— James A. Michener

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It was his opinion that a man had to wait until he was dead to know the meaning of God, unless he happened to have known the sea in his youth.

— James A. Michener


Only the rocks live forever, Gray Wolf said.

— James A. Michener


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He went to Harvard for a one-year teaching stint from 1939 to 1940 and left teaching to join Macmillan PubliJames A. Michenerrs as their social studies education editor. [citation needed]
Michener's novel Sayonara is quasi-autobiographical. The Purpose of the Society is to:
preserve the intellectual legacy of James A.

: /ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3 1907 – October 16 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles the majority of which were sweeping sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Return to Paradise combines fictional short stories with Michener's factual descriptions of the Pacific areas where they take place.

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