Alaska: A Novel Audiobook, by James A. Michener Play Audiobook Sample

Alaska: A Novel Audiobook

Alaska: A Novel Audiobook, by James A. Michener Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Larry McKeever Publisher: Random House Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 38.17 hours at 1.5x Speed 28.63 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: August 2015 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781101922392

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

38

Longest Chapter Length:

135:26 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

27:13 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

90:16 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

29

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Publisher Description

The high points in the story of Alaska since the American acquisition are brought vividly to life through more than 100 characters, real and fictional.

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“Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes…Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world…The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life.”

— Los Angeles Times Book Review 

Quotes

  • “Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.”

    — Boston Herald
  • “Michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing’s fastest attention grabber.”

    — New York Times

Awards

  • A New York Times bestseller

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About James A. Michener

James A. Michener (1907–1997) was one of the world’s most popular writers. He authored more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My Home. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America.

About Larry McKeever

Larry McKeever has narrated a number of audiobooks, including several by James A. Michener and Isaac Asimov.