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Creatures/Kingdom

James A. Michener

Creatures/Kingdom

by James A. Michener

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7680944M
    ISBN 100517195402
    ISBN 109780517195406

    Creatures of the Kingdom Stories of Animals and Nature (Book): Michener, James A.: DRAMATIC ENTHRALLING EXPERTLY CRAFTED Michener treats each of these creatures with fundamental respect, and in many cases, admiration and awe, if not outright love. --The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star In these sixteen wonderful stories, bestselling author James A. Michener lights up . Posted on October 26th, by Ayo Shosanya. When John finishes writing the letters to the 7 churches, he’s immediately taken up to heaven: “After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.

    Creatures of the Kingdom: Stories of Animals and Nature by James A. Michener ISBN ISBN Paperback; Random . "[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life—the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death As characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and a woolly mammoth can 'luxuriate' in.

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“[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life—the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death/5(24). Praise “[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life—the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and deathAs characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and a woolly mammoth can ‘luxuriate’ in the ecological rewards of a plains.

I finished Creatures of the was a collection of animal stories, mostly from his longer books. There were stories from Alaska, Centennial, Chesapeake, The Covenant, Hawaii and Texas.I recognized several of the stories.

I think my favorite was the last story, "the Colonel and Genghis Khan" about a squirrel who keeps invading the bird feeder in the retired officer's back yard/5.

"[ Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life - the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death. As characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and a woolly mammoth can 'luxuriate' in.

Creatures of the Kingdom: Stories of Animals and Nature - Kindle edition by Michener, James A., Jacobsen, Karen, Berry, Steve. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Creatures of the Kingdom: Stories of Animals and Nature/5(27). Buy a cheap copy of Creatures of the Kingdom book by James A. Michener. If you know James Michener solely for his entertaining, exhaustively researched epic novels, the short essays in Creatures of the Kingdom may come as a surprise, Free shipping over $/5(3).

James Michener is perhaps best known for writing the book on which the popular Rogers & Hammerstein musical (and film) South Pacific was based.

But to readers in the s – s he was best known for huge, sprawling historical novels, such as Hawaii, The Source, Centennial, Space, Texas, Alaska, and many more/5. The book is Wildlife in the Kingdom Come: An Explorer Looks at the Critters and Creatures of the Theological Kingdom.

It was written (and illustrated) by Ken C. Johnson and John H. Coe. Cast your memory back to the ’s and you may remember seeing Ken Johnson’s name as the creator and writer of McGee and Me!/5(5). Kingdom: Undersea Creatures by Nam Nguyen and Sarah Hines Stephens. Earth is a water planet-almost two-thirds of it is covered by ocean-and while a sliver of life exists on land, most of the planet's population thrives in the seas.5/5(3).

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“[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life—the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death As characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and a woolly mammoth can ‘luxuriate Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Praise for Creatures of the Kingdom "[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life--the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death As characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and.

James A. Michener was one of the world’s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My er served on the advisory council to NASA and the.

Creatures of the Kingdom audiobook, by James A. Michener In sixteen wonderful stories, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener burrows deep into the secret lives of animals and the hidden world of nature.

Here he sheds light on nature’s most awesome and beguiling handiwork, from the sublime shaping and reshaping of earth’s lands Price: $ Get this from a library. Creatures of the kingdom. [James A Michener] -- Excerpts from Michener's other novels are collected in this single volume in which he re-creates the planet Earth as it existed millions of years ago when dinosaurs flourished, describes the vast.

Editions for Creatures of the Kingdom: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition pu Author: James A. Michener. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages (large print). Contents: From the boundless deep --The birth of the Rockies --Diplodocus, the dinosaur --A miracle of evolution --The madtodon --Matriarch, the woolly mammoth --Portrait of Fufous --The beaver --The eagle and the snake --The hyena --Nerka the salmon --Onk-or --The invaders --Jimmy the crab --Lucifer.

Review. If you know James Michener solely for his entertaining, exhaustively researched epic novels, the short essays in Creatures of the Kingdom may come as a surprise, though all but one are excerpted from five of his most popular works. Mostly tales of animal life told in a strong narrative voice from the animal's anthropomorphized point of view, these 16 pieces evince a clear affection /5().

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Get this from a library. Creatures of the kingdom. [James A Michener; John Cullum] -- A woolly mammoth, a wily gander who outwits his hunters, and the awesome birth of the Hawaiian islands are figured prominently in Michener's nature story that offer a mesmerizing journey through the.

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This collection, illustrated with 16 nature drawings, contains extracts from Michener's novels, plus one previously unpublished story, in which he portrays animals and nature across the centuries and in .This book consists of short stories, actually chapters taken from Michener's other books (mostly from Centennial, Alaska, and Chesapeake).

The majority of the stories focus on various animals, some extinct, told from the animals' point of view.3/5(2).“[Creatures of the Kingdom contains] the dramatic elements of a life—the wonder of birth, rites of passage, lots of conflict, much of it physical and bloody, and death As characters in a James Michener novel, a beaver can know loneliness, a buffalo can bide his time, a salmon can feel encouraged, and a woolly mammoth can ‘luxuriate.