James Albert Michener
James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997)was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work.
Michener's major books include Tales of the South ... more »
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''I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.''James A. Michener (b. 1907), U.S. novelist. quoted in Observer (London, Nov. 26, 1989).