The World Is My Home: A Memoir

The World Is My Home: A Memoir

James A. Michener


Literary legend James A. Michener used to be “a Renaissance guy, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic brain and a beneficiant middle” (The ny occasions ebook Review). during this unheard of memoir, the fellow himself tells the tale of his outstanding lifestyles and describes the folk, occasions, and ideas that formed it. relocating from side to side throughout time, he writes in regards to the many strands of his adventure: his ardour for trip; his lifelong infatuation with literature, tune, and portray; his adventures in politics; and the exertions, complications, and rewards of the writing lifestyles. right here eventually is the true James Michener: plainspoken, clever, and greatly sympathetic, a guy who may perhaps actually say, “The international is my home.”
 
Praise for The international Is My Home
 
“Michener’s personal lifestyles makes considered one of his most tasty tales—a vintage American good fortune story.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“The Michener saga is as jam-packed with twists as any of his enormous works. . . . His output, his political pursuits, his patriotic carrier, his diligence, and the breadth of his readership are matched merely by way of the good nineteenth-century writers whose works he gobbled as he grew up—Dickens, Balzac, Mark Twain.”Chicago Tribune
 
“There are the best option yarns approximately [Michener’s] wartime doings within the South Pacific. There are hilarious cautionary stories approximately his provider on executive commissions. There are extraordinary within tales from the publishing enterprise. And regularly there's Michener himself—analyzing his personal personality, assessing himself as a author, chronicling his highbrow lifestyles, giving suggestion to younger writers.”The undeniable Dealer
 
“A sweepingly fascinating lifestyles . . . even if he’s having an epiphany over a campout in New Guinea with head-hunting cannibals or getting politically charged by way of the melodrama of serious opera, James A. Michener’s global is a spot and a time worthy interpreting about.”The Christian technology Monitor

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