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Publisher's Summary

The saga of a land from the time when the volcanic islands rose out of the sea to the decade in which they become the 50th state. Michener uses individuals' experiences to symbolize the struggle of the various races to establish themselves in the islands.
©2017 James A. Michener (P)2017 Random House Audio
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Critic Reviews

"One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view - thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous." (Chicago Tribune)
"From Michener's devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel." (Saturday Review)
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By Snoogee on 11-05-17

A Fabulous Read!

This is an amazing story. I was captivated with every word. One of a very few books that I will enjoy again.

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By Jo Ann Jackson on 11-13-17

Interesting story

This book is probably why I have had the love affair with Hawaii that I have had. I read it first when I was in high school, and just recently listened to the audio version. Love the story, but there are a lot of characters to keep straight.
“AUDIBLE 20 REVIEW SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY”

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