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Tales of the South Pacific

James A. Michener

Tales of the South Pacific

by James A. Michener

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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Oceania -- Fiction.,
    • War stories, American.,
    • Oceania -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames A. Michener ; with the paintings of William Franklin Draper.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M583 Tal9, PS3525.I19 Tal9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination413 p., [26] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages413
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4937521M
      LC Control Number76364690

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