James A. Michener was a fiction writer known for his epic historical novels. What other titles did he author? Write one or two pages listing several books Michener wrote, describing three in detail. What do his books have in common?
Being An Archaeologist
An archaeologist like the main character of The Source is a scientist who uncovers secrets from the past. Archaeologists study cultures by digging up and interpreting what people from the past left behind. Do a bit of research on archaeology as a career. Then, write a job description outlining what an archaeologist does, what level of education is required, what the work environment is like, and other details related to this profession.
For his book, Michener created an entire cast of fictitious but realistic characters. How challenging is it to make up believable characters? Give it a try. Create your own...
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