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James Albert Michener

James MICHENER, American writer. Pulitzer Prize for Tales of the S; Award 1967; Medal of Freedom 1977; Medal (Spanish Institute. Advisory Committee on the Arts, United States State Department 1957; Board Institute Broadcasting 1984-1989; United States Advisory Commission, on Information 1971.

Background

  • MICHENER, James was born on February 3, 1907 in New York, United States.

  • Education

    • Sw'arthmore College, Colorado State College, of Education, Ohio State University, University of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Harvard and St. Andrews (Scotland).

    Works

    • Unit in the Social Studies 1940, Tales of the South Pacific 1947, The Fires of Spring 1949, Return to Paradise 1951, The Voice of Asia 1951, The Bridges at Toko-ri 1953, Sayonara 1954, Floating World 1955, The Bridge at Andau 1957, Rascals in Paradise (with A. Grove Day) 1957, Selected Writings 1957, The Hokusai Sketchbook 1958, Japanese Prints 1959, Hawaii 1959, Report of the County Chairman 1961, Caravans 1963, The Source 1965, Iberia 1968, Presidential Lottery 1969, The Quality of Life 1970, Kent State 1971, The Drifters 1971, The Fires of Spring 1972, A Michener Miscellany 1973, Centennial 1974, Sports in America 1976, Chesapeake 1978, The Covenant 1980, Space 1982, Poland 1983, Texas 1985, Legacy 1987, Alaska 1988, The Caribbean 1989, Journey 1989, Six Days in Havana (with John Kings) 1989, The Eagle and the Raven 1990, Pilgrimage 1990.

    Religion

    Denomination: African Gospel

    Membership

    Advisory Committee on the Arts, United States State Department 1957. Board Institute Broadcasting 1984-1989. United States Advisory Commission, on Information 1971.
    • Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married 1st Patti Koon in 1935 (divorced in 1948). Married 2nd Vange Nord in 1948 (divorced in 1955). Married 3rd Mari Yoriko Sabusawa in 1955.
    • father: Edwin
    • mother: Mabel
    • spouse: Mari Yoriko Sabusawa
    James Michener
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    Born February 3, 1907
    Died October 16, 1997
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1929 - 1931
      Teacher, Hill School
    • 1933 - 1936
      Teacher, Hill School
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1936 - 1941
      professor, Colorado State College Education
    • 1939 - 1940
      visiting professor, Harvard University
    • 1941 - 1949
      associate editor Macmillan Company

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      • Unit in the Social Studies 1940, Tales of the South Pacific 1947, The Fires of Spring 1949, Return to Paradise 1951, The Voice of Asia 1951, The Bridges at Toko-ri 1953, Sayonara 1954, Floating World 1955, The Bridge at Andau 1957, Rascals in Paradise (with A. Grove Day) 1957, Selected Writings 1957, The Hokusai Sketchbook 1958, Japanese Prints 1959, Hawaii 1959, Report of the County Chairman 1961, Caravans 1963, The Source 1965, Iberia 1968, Presidential Lottery 1969, The Quality of Life 1970, Kent State 1971, The Drifters 1971, The Fires of Spring 1972, A Michener Miscellany 1973, Centennial 1974, Sports in America 1976, Chesapeake 1978, The Covenant 1980, Space 1982, Poland 1983, Texas 1985, Legacy 1987, Alaska 1988, The Caribbean 1989, Journey 1989, Six Days in Havana (with John Kings) 1989, The Eagle and the Raven 1990, Pilgrimage 1990.
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      • Mari Yoriko Sabusawa
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