504 total votes
James A. Michener

James A. Michener

James Albert Michener was an American author of more than 40 books, the majority of which were fictional, lengthy family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating solid history. Michener was known for the popularity of his works; he had numerous bestsellers and works selected for Book-of-the-Month club. He was also known for his meticulous research behind the books. Michener's fiction novels include Tales o...

... more on Wikipedia

James A. Michener is ranked on...

#16 of 118 The Best Historical Fiction Writers of All Time 15.8k votes Best historical novelists in the world manage to combine a vast knowledge of history with compelling storylines, taking the ...

James A. Michener is also found on...

Famous People Who Died in 1997 Famous People Born in 1907 The Best Selling Fiction Authors of all Time Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners List Famous People From Pennsylvania Famous Swarthmore College Alumni Famous University Of Northern Colorado Alumni Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas