Baker & Taylor The author describes his childhood in a foster home, his service in the navy during World War II, the beginning of his writing career, and his travels
Book News Michener moves backward and forward in time, writing about the many strands of his experience: his passion for travel; his lifelong infatuation with literature, music, and painting; his liberal credo and his adventures in politics; and the hard work, headaches, and rewards of the writing life. With 16 pages of photographs. Also available in a signed edition (see following entry). Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.