James A. Michener
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Born: February 3, 1907

Died: October 16, 1997 (age 90)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: James Albert Michener was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work.

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