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The Dial Press #ad - One of the great books of this generation. San francisco Call Bulletin. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. Biblical history, delighted, as seen through the eyes of a professor who is puzzled, appalled, enriched and impoverished by the spectacle of a land where all men are archeologists. The new york times   “a sweeping novel filled with excitement—pagan ritual, the clash of armies, ancient and modern: the evolving drama of man’s faith.

The philadelphia Inquirer   “Magnificent. Stunning. Praise for the Source   “Fascinating. Through the discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of tell Makor, the rise of Christianity, Michener vividly re-creates life in an ancient city and traces the profound history of the Jewish people—from the persecution of the early Hebrews, and the Crusades to the founding of Israel and the modern conflict in the Middle East.

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Exodus

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Estate of Leon Uris #ad - The 1960 film adaptation starring Paul Newman was nominated for three Academy Awards. Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon--the towering novel of the twentieth century's most dramatic geopolitical event. This #1 new york times international bestseller tells the epic history of Israel's birth through the eyes of two generations of Jews as they fight to reclaim their homeland.

Leon uris tactfully meshes together the story of two 19th century Jewish brothers who seek refuge in Palestine with the 20th century story of how Israel gained its independence after World War II. Through the massive success of his novels and his skill as a storyteller, Uris has had enormous influence on popular understanding of twentieth-century history.

Here is the tale that swept the world with its fury: the story of an American nurse, an Israeli freedom fighter caught up in a glorious, heartbreaking, triumphant era. Here is exodus --one of the great best-selling novels of all time. From the publisher"passionate summary of the inhuman treatment of the Jewish people in Europe, of the exodus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to Palestine, and of the triumphant founding of the new Israel.

Exodus #ad - The new york timesabout the author:leon uris 1924–2003 was an author of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays whose works include numerous bestselling novels. Rich in historical accuracy and compelling characters, this literary classic sheds light on the long history of the Jewish diaspora, their struggles for liberation, and the costs of war.

Follow @authorleonuris on Facebook for updates. Leon uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies--the beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power.

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Caravans: A Novel of Afghanistan

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Newsday   “michener has done for Afghanistan what. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. An extraordinary novel. Michener's Hawaii. Michener’s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. A timeless tale of love and emotional drama set against the backdrop of one of the most important countries in the world today, Caravans captures the tension of the postwar period, the sweep of Afghanistan’s remarkable history, and the inescapable allure of the past.

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The Covenant: A Novel

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The Dial Press #ad - Michener’s masterly chronicle of south Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, and ministers, scoundrels, the best and worst of two continents who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness. Rivalries and passions spill across the land of The Covenant, love and loyalty, a story of courage and heroism, and cruelty and betrayal, as generations fight to forge a new world.

Nowhere else could an american reader unfamiliar with South Africa get so full an understanding of its problems in so engaging a form. The new york Times Book Review. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for the covenant   “A prodigious endeavor. And the wealthy saltwoods are missionaries and settlers who join the masses to influence the wars and politics that ravage a nation.

The Covenant: A Novel #ad - . From the java-born van doorn family tree springs two great branches: one nurtures lush vineyards, the other settles the interior to become the first Trekboers and Afrikaners. The nxumalos, inhabitants of a peaceful village unchanged for centuries, unite warrior tribes into the powerful Zulu nation. James A.

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The Haj

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Estate of Leon Uris #ad - Leon uris is no stranger to writing about the birth of Palestine, but The Haj offers an Arab perspective that gives a comprehensive look at the dynamic history of the Middle East. As fights break out and guerrilla warfare takes hold, Ibrahim’s family and villagers are forced to flee. Follow @authorleonuris on Facebook for updates.

Tumultuous. Usa today “the haj plays to one of the strongest and oldest human drives—curiosity, the need to know. The washington post book world “No serious study of the Middle East would be complete without the perspective of this book. El paso timesabout the author:leon uris 1924–2003 was an author of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays whose works include numerous bestselling novels.

The Haj #ad - The new york times bestselling story of Haj Ibrahim as he tries to lead and protect his village in the time leading up to and following the rebirth of Israel. Uris’s work is notable for its focus on dramatic moments in contemporary history, the birth of modern Israel, including World War II and its aftermath, and the Cold War.

Separated from the other villagers, Ibrahim and his family struggle for survival as refugees amidst the raging war. From the moment ibrahim is declared the Muktar of Tabah, he is forced to grapple with the growing tensions between the Arabs and the Jews in the Middle East. Through the massive success of his novels and his skill as a storyteller, Uris has had enormous influence on popular understanding of twentieth-century history.

His epic exodus 1958 has been translated into over fifty languages.

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Centennial: A Novel

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. Michener is a superb storyteller. BusinessWeek. Imaginative and intricate. Praise for centennial   “A hell of a book. Brimming with the glory of america’s past, the story of colorado—the centennial state—is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe.

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Hawaii: A Novel

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Pulitzer prize–winning author James A.  . Then, in the early nineteenth century, American missionaries arrive, bringing with them a new creed and a new way of life. Michener's Centennial. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener brings hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959.

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Poland: A Novel

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The Dial Press #ad - . The families themselves come very much alive, and through them, Poland itself. Usa today   “A titanic documentary novel. The wall Street Journal. A page-turner in the grand Michener tradition. The washington post   “a michener epic is far more than a bedtime reader, it’s an experience. Michener's Centennial.

An unmatched overview of Polish history. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. Poland is a monumental effort, a magnificent guide to a better understanding of the country’s tribulations. Chicago tribune   “Stunning. The counts lubonski, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, the petty nobles Bukowksi, at others tragically divided.

Poland: A Novel #ad - Like the heroic land that is its subject, unforgettable characters, Poland teems with vivid events, and the unfolding drama of an entire nation. With an inspiring tradition of resistance to brutal invaders, from the barbarians to the Nazis, and a heritage of pride that burns through eras of romantic passion and courageous solidarity, their common story reaches a breathtaking culmination in the historic showdown between the ruthless Communists and rebellious farmers of the modern age.

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Mitla Pass

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#ad - Through the massive success of his novels and his skill as a storyteller, Uris has had enormous influence on popular understanding of twentieth-century history. As the political crisis escalates, and his family is evacuated, Zadok asks to accompany Israeli paratroopers on a desperate mission to seal off the strategic Mitla Pass.

Follow @authorleonuris on Facebook for updates. Uris’s work is notable for its focus on dramatic moments in contemporary history, including World War II and its aftermath, the birth of modern Israel, and the Cold War. But as political tensions escalate and his family is evacuated, Zadok asks to follow Israeli paratroopers to secure Mitla Pass and finds himself in the midst of one of the largest global crises of the twentieth century.

Gideon zadok arrives in israel with every intention to research a new book, mend a broken marriage and improve his dysfunctional family. But he jeopardizes that by starting a passionate affair with a beautiful Auschwitz survivor. A sweeping novel of love, and freedom, passion, Mitla Pass stands as an epic look at modern Middle Eastern History and is quite possibly Uris's most autobiographical work.

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Alaska: A Novel

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Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life. Los angeles times book review   “always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska in vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.

Alaska: A Novel #ad - Boston herald   “michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing’s fastest attention grabber. The new york Times. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people. In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A.

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Recessional: A Novel

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The Dial Press #ad - Michener's Hawaii. But when he meets an extraordinary young woman who has been forced to rebuild her life after suffering crippling injuries, he finds himself falling in love. Bonus: this edition includes an excerpt from James A. In this remarkable novel, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. As the new director of a florida retirement home known as the Palms, ” a group of five passionate, Andy Zorn suffers no shortage of loving support from his “elders, outspoken residents.

Michener draws on his unparalleled gift for storytelling, his deep understanding of American society, and his own life experiences to illuminate the challenges of aging and the folly of youth. And with a few gentle jabs from his more mature friends, he discovers a wonderful new purpose in life.  . Still, andy’s shortcomings tear him apart.

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