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The South Pacific Companion

4.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A story of passion, prejudice, and romance set against the tragedy of war, "South Pacific" reigns as one of the all-time great American musicals, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, among other accolades. Here for the first time is the authorized companion to "South Pacific's" many memorable in ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published May 6th 2008 by Fireside (first published April 30th 2008)
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Jan 01, 2015 Dianne rated it it was amazing
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Complete lyrics? Rich history? Over a hundred behind the scenes photos?

I highly recommend The South Pacific Companion by Maslon to those who want to learn the rich history and the tremendous collaborate effort that it took for James Michener's book to come alive. For those who enjoy the musical or need more research for an essay (like I did), this book is rich with history and how based-on-true-events (during World War II) tales turn into one story that becomes a hit musical and film with its m
Mar 10, 2015 Kyla rated it it was amazing
Awesome pictures, good text
Jan 07, 2012 Robin rated it really liked it
This was a Christmas gift, and I indulged in reading it straight through Christmas Day. Maslon covers the war, the book, the play, the music, and the film, with great photography and ephemera. It was surprisingly compelling, and entertaining.
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