Ten years after his death, James Michener has a new novel on bookstore shelves... “Matecumbe” is set in the Florida Keys. In his prime Michener was one of the country’s best selling authors of popular fiction – known for fat books with plots spanning generations. “Matecumbe is just 158 pages. Its main setting is Islamarada. His publisher rejected it, so Michener gave the manuscript to his friend - researcher and writer Joe Avenick who lives in the Keys. This year Avenick got Matecumbe published. WGCU's Valerie Alker caught up with Avenick...
Friday, 05 October 2007 01:00
Michener's MatecumbeWritten by Valerie Alker