Message Board

James A. Michener Message Board 11/12/2006 12:52:28 AM
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Michener has written!

Author Michener's Book Reviews

The Bridges of Toko-ri
James Michener's Korean War novel is about Navy fighter pilot Harry Brubaker, the finest flier aboard the carrier USS Savo. He is unhappy to be in this unpublicized and unwanted war as a civilian pilot. His superior officer is Admiral Tarrant, who although a gruff tyrant to many has taken to treating Brubaker like a surrogate son; his own two boys were killed in WWII. After ditching his plane in the ocean Mike Forney, a diminutive Irishman from Chicag...