The Fires of Spring

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The Fires Of Spring
Mich fires of spring 1st ed.jpg
First edition cover
Author James A. Michener
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Random House
Publication date
Media type print
Pages 495pp.
ISBN 1-4990-7709-2

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.