The Fires of Spring

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The Fires Of Spring
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First edition cover
AuthorJames A. Michener
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherRandom House
Publication date
1949
Media typeprint
Pages495pp.
ISBN1-4990-7709-2

The Fires of Spring (1949) is the second book and first novel published by American author James A. Michener. Usually known for his multi-generational epics of historical fiction, The Fires of Spring was written as a partially autobiographical bildungsroman in which Michener's proxy, young orphan David Harper, searches for meaning and romance in pre-World War II Pennsylvania.

The book Spring Fire (by Marijane Meaker, under the pseudonym "Vin Packer") was titled that by an editor in order to confuse potential readers with The Fires of Spring.