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Open Road Media, Sep 27, 2011 - Fiction - 608 pages
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The epic saga of Israel’s earliest days and the people who fought to make it their home The Exodus was just one ship among many that carried survivors of the Holocaust to Palestine to establish a new nation. But the path that Jewish immigrants took to enter British-controlled Palestine was a difficult one, fraught with danger and political intrigue. The boat was intercepted by British forces and the refugees were placed in concentration camps. Uris’s blockbuster novel traces the lives of the men and women who brave British naval blockades to help Israel come into being, from Ari Ben Canaan, who works tirelessly to smuggle in settlers, to Kitty Fremont, an American nurse drawn into a vast, tragic history. Weaving together fact and fiction, history and dramatic storylines, Exodus stands today as one of the most influential narratives of the founding of the State of Israel. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Leon Uris including rare photos from the author’s estate.

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AMAZING. Educational, romantic and a page turner. - Goodreads
Great story, well researched. - Goodreads
Great storyline, terrible writing. - Goodreads
Great book, by one of the Kings of epic storytelling. - Goodreads
Wonderfull, heart rendering and a joyfull ending. - Goodreads
interesting insight into creation of Isreal. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ronald Roumanis - Goodreads

Interesting story yet more proof that Historical Fiction is not Literature. Overlong backstories that kill the flow of the narrative is the main problem here. One-D characters is the next shortcoming ... Read full review

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User Review  - Risa Katz - Goodreads

This was one of the best books that I have ever read. It is the book that initiated my passion for reading. Read full review

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A Biography of Leon Uris

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About the author (2011)

Leon Uris (1924–2003) was an author of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays whose works include numerous best-selling novels. His epic Exodus (1958) has been translated into over fifty languages. 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. 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.

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