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

Hawaii: A Novel Audiobook

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Read By: Larry McKeever Publisher: Random House Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 34.67 hours at 1.5x Speed 26.00 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: August 2015 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781101922453

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

927

Longest Chapter Length:

06:18 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

19 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

03:21 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

29

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Publisher Description

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

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"The story of Hawaii was brought to life by Larry McKeever in a way that is more interesting than machine-read books. The MP3 version downloaded perfectly and played well on my Windows machine. It is a BIG file."

— Longarm (5 out of 5 stars)

Quotes

  • “Memorable…a superb biography of a people.”

    — Houston Chronicle
  • “From Michener’s devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel.”

    — Saturday Review
  • “One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view—thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous.”

    — Chicago Tribune
  • “Wonderful…[a] mammoth epic of the islands.”

    — Baltimore Sun

Awards

  • A New York Times bestseller

Hawaii Listener Reviews

Overall Performance: 4.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 5 (4.71)
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Narration: 4.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 54.71428571428571 out of 5 (4.71)
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Story: 4.85714285714286 out of 54.85714285714286 out of 54.85714285714286 out of 54.85714285714286 out of 54.85714285714286 out of 5 (4.86)
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  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    — MJ, 9/18/2022
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    — 7/2/2022
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    — Sheila Heil, 10/23/2021
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    — Ronald Cosseboom, 10/25/2020
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    " Fascinating and insightful - James Mitchner is a Master of his craft "

    — cherry, 12/27/2018
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Fascinating and insightful - James Mitchner is a Master of his craft "

    — cherry, 12/27/2018
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " So Sue me, I love James Michener. Still own a well done thumbed paperback in my library. "

    — Sue, 5/4/2017

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.