Sayonara

A Novel
Product Number: EB00159887
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780804151443
Publisher: The Dial Press
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Description

From a great master of historical fiction comes a brilliant tale of love amid war. James A. Michener combines powerful storytelling with deep sensitivity in this novel of a U.S. Army man who, against all odds, falls for a fascinating Japanese woman. Stationed in the exotic Far East, Major Lloyd Gruver considers himself lucky. The son of a general, dating the daughter of another powerful military family, he can look forward to a bright future. And he just can't understand guys like Private Joe Kelly, who throw away their lives in the States by marrying local girls. But then Lloyd meets Hana-ogi. After that, nothing matters anymore...?othing but her. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for James A. Michener "A master storyteller...?ichener, by any standards, is a phenomenon."-The Wall Street Journal "Sentence for sentence, writing's fastest attention grabber."-The New York Times "Michener has become an institution in America, ranking somewhere between Disneyland and the Library of Congress. You learn a lot from him."-Chicago Tribune "While he fascinates and engrosses, Michener also educates."-Los Angeles Times

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Author(s): James A. Michener
Original Publish Date: Mar 18, 2014

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