Michael Crichton Writing Styles in Travels

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Perspective

Travels by Michael Crichton is a work of non-fiction and therefore relies on the perspective of the author to relay pertinent information relative to the author's journey. Although this book is in many ways a memoir, Crichton is able to present many facts objectively.

John Michael Crichton (1942 - 2008) was a Harvard Medical School Alumnus, American author, screenwriter, director, producer, and world traveler. Crichton is best known for writing novels in the areas of science and medical fiction as well as more mainstream thrillers. Crichton's books include: Airframe, The Andromeda Strain, Congo, Disclosure, Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Prey, Rising Sun, Sphere, Timeline, and Travels.

Crichton learned fairly early on that a life in medicine was not for him. Crichton struggled with the required detachment from patients and their conditions. As Crichton's education continued, the more the would-be author began to dislike the way many people handled themselves in...

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