From Back Cover: "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."The New York Times
Exodus is an international publishing phenomenonthe towering novel of the twenthieth century's most dramatic geopolitical event. Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemiesthe beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power. Here is the tale that swept the world with its fury: the story of an American nurse and an Israeli freedom fighter caught up in a glorious, heartbreaking, triumphant era. Here is Exodusone of the great bestselling novels of all time.
Book Description: The Mighty Saga of Arabs and Jews. Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimedbest-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness. The Middle East is the powerful setting for this sweeping taleof a land where revenge is sacred and hatred noble. Where an Arab ruler tries tosave his people from destruction but cannot save them from themselves. Whenviolence spreads like a plague across the lands of Palestinethis is the timeof The Haj.
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From Back Cover: It was a time of crisis, a time of tragedyand a time of transcendent courage and determination. Leon Uris's blazing novel is set in the midst of the ghetto uprising that defied Nazi tyranny, as the Jews of Warsaw boldly met Wehrmacht tanks with homemade weapons and bare fists. Here, painted on a canvas as broad as its subject matter, is the compelling story of one of the most heroic struggles of modern times.
From Back Cover: In Queen's Bench Courtroom Number Seven, famous author Abraham Cady stands trial. In his book The Holocaustborn of the terrible revelation that the Jadwiga Concentration Camp was the site of his family's exterminationCady shook the consciousness of the human race. He also named eminent surgeon Sir Adam Kelno as one of Jadwiga's most sadistic inmate/doctors. Kelno has denied this and brought furious charges. Now unfolds Leon Uris's riveting courtroom dramaone of the great fictional trials of the century.
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