Order of James A. Michener Books
James A. Michener (1907-1997) was an American author of historical fiction and non-fiction. He is well-known for the amount of research that went into his work in addition to the length of his novels (900 pages was a short novel for him). Michener was awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Tales of the South Pacific, which was published in 1948. His novels have been adapted into several different films as well as multiple TV series and mini-series. Michener died in 1997 of kidney failure at the age of 90.
James A. Michener became a published author in 1948 with the short story collection Tales of the South Pacific. His first novel was The Fires of Spring, which was published in 1949. Below is a list of James A. Michener’s books in order of when they were first released:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
|Tales of the South Pacific||(1948)|
|Return to Paradise||(1950)|
|Rascals in Paradise||(1957)|
|The Watermen: Selections from Chesapeake||(1979)|
|Great World War II Stories||(1989)|
|Creatures of the Kingdom: Stories of Animals and Nature||(1993)|
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Note: Six Days in Havana was co-authored with John Kings.