Title Profile & Character Information

Tales of the South Pacific

Annotation
Eighteen stories about life in the South Pacific during World War II. Some of them formed the basis of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Awards
1948  Pulitzer Prize

GenreWar
Collection
Fiction
TopicsWorld War II
Man-woman relationships
Wartime romances
Soldiers
Nurses
SettingSouth Pacific
Tropics
Island