Death of James Michener

February 3, 1907 - October 16, 1997
Austin, Texas | Age 90

Beloved author, dies at 90
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James Michener's second novel tells of a poor Pennsylvania boy who becomes a writer -- an autobiographical touch from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who went from the Bucks County Poorhouse to the far reaches of the globe.

He spent decades wandering from Japan and Korea to Hungary, Hawaii, Afghanistan, Spain, South Africa, Colorado, Israel, Chesapeake Bay, Poland, Texas, Alaska and the Caribbean.

Every step of the way, through 40 best-selling novels, Michener's readers...

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