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Author: James A. Michener Narrator: Larry McKeever Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2015 ISBN: 9781101922293
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The central scene of Michener's historical novel is that section of Maryland's Eastern shore, hardly more than 10 miles square. To this point come the founders of families that will dominate the story. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • [A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . an emotionally and intellectually appealing book. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Michener’s most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope. The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that are enthusiastically passed from friend to friend. Associated Press
  • “Another of James Michener’s great mines of narrative, character and lore.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • Another of James Michener’s great mines of narrative, character and lore. The Wall Street Journal
  • “Magnificently written…one of those rare novels that are enthusiastically passed from friend to friend.”

    Associated Press

  • “[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages…an emotionally and intellectually appealing book.”

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • “Michener’s most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope.”

    Philadelphia Inquirer

  • A New York Times bestseller

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About the Author

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 the Narrator

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