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The Source by James A Michener | Book Review

First published in 1965, “The Source”, by James A Michener, is part of the pool made by the endless number of books written by mankind about God and religion. And yet, it is different in a way that it hardly discusses God and Religion as we are accustomed to see it portrayed in literature. Book Title : The Source Author : James Albert Michener Publisher : Random House (Paperback) Purchase Links : Amazon.com : The Source: A Novel By James Michener Amazon.in : The Source : A Novel By James Michener Flipkart : The Source By James Michener The Source ... Read More »

Caravans By James A Michener | Book Reviews

First published in 1963, “Caravans”, by James A Michener, is one of the first stories to come out of Afghanistan. Written as memoir of an employee of the American embassy, it vividly captures the complicated Afghan life, in the post world-war II era. Today, when we think of Afghanistan, we invariably think of it as a victim caught in the struggle of world super-powers during the cold war, the struggle that finally led to militant movements and the way wars are fought on world scale. But, this book brings us back the memories of the time when the atom bomb ... Read More »

James Albert Michener | Introduction To An Author

James A Michener, (February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997), is one of the most memorable names when it comes to semi-real sagas, i.e., stories of lives and characters based in authentic historical landscapes. He was an orphan, born and raised in America, by an adoptive mother. And it seems that the search of his own roots was the drive that took him all over the world and he gave us those wonderful stories. Michener did very well in schools and college and graduated with highest honours, his major subjects being English and Psycholology. He travelled Europe for two years ... Read More »