World tourist and author who also wrote Tales from the South Pacific, that he won the Pulitzer Reward for Fiction in 1948. His additional literary works are the Fires of Planting season, The Drifters, Chesapeake, and Caravans. After graduating from Swarthmore University and Colorado Condition Teachers University, he offered in the U.S. Navy during Globe Battle II. His wartime encounters inspired his popular work, Tales from the South Pacific. He completely researched topics before you begin a novel, as is usually explained in his 1992 memoir, The Globe Is My House. He was used and elevated by Mabel Michener, a Pa Quaker female. After divorcing his 1st two wives (Patti Koon and Vange Noord), he wedded his third wife, Mari Yoriko Sabusawa, in 1955. Louisa Might Alcott was also an acclaimed, Pennsylvania-born writer.