Hawaii by James A. Michener

The novel is a sweeping historical saga that traces the history of Hawaii from its formation through volcanic activity, the arrival of the first Polynesians, the coming of the missionaries, the influx of Asian immigrants, to its eventual statehood. The story is told through the experiences of a series of characters, each representing different ethnic groups and periods in Hawaii's history. The book explores themes of cultural clash, adaptation, and survival as it delves into the rich and complex tapestry of cultures that make up Hawaii.

The 1792nd greatest book of all time


Published
1959
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
1035
Words
937,000
Original Language
English

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