American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Michener, James Albert 1907-1997. American writer of historical novels, such as Tales of the South Pacific (1947), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize, and The Source (1965).
- n. United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)
“Vatican City, present day: Papal secretary Father Colin Michener is concerned for the Pope.”
“James Michener is my favorite writer, so I named this character after him as a tribute.”
“Tell us about your hero, Colin Michener, a conflicted priest with a troubled past.”
“Michener is a priest who has never served a parish, he has broken his vows of celibacy, doubts his own faith.”
“Fatima may dictate the very fate of the Churcha fate now lying in Michener's own hands.”
“None so big for me than the striking parallelism in Michener's thinking and mine that went far beyond our work together on the South African book.”
“To keep another of our fine traditions intact, I must announce to you at this time that Mr. Michener is resigning at the end of the year.”
“Mr. Michener is a Rhodes Scholar and still possess much athletic competence, particularly at the Grey Cup games.”
“Hawaii, '' Michener's first blockbuster best seller, appeared in 1959.”
“Michener was a foundling discovered in Doylestown, Pa., and he was raised as a Quaker.”
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