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James A. Michener

Novelist (3-Feb-1907 — 16-Oct-1997)


A. Grove Day. James A. Michener. Twayne. 1964. 175pp.

John P. Hayes. James A. Michener: A Biography. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. 1984. 276pp.

Stephen May. Michener: A Writer's Journey. University of Oklahoma Press. 2005. 339pp.

James A. Michener. The World Is My Home: A Memoir. New York: Random House. 1992.

Herman Silverman. Michener and Me: A Memoir. Philadelphia Running Press. 1999.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.478)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.718)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.165)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.871-74)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.491)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.342)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.665)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.681)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.351)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.10)

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