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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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An excellent storyline that had me enthralled the entire course of the book. However, there were some unfortunate undertones that made me uncomfortable with the message of the book as a whole. There ... Read full review

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I have to say, I read it because it came up on Kindle and I couldn't resist. Very dated. Read full review

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Beyond Jordan
Chapter Seventeen
The Land Is Mine
Chapter Seventeen
An Eye for an
Awake in Glory
With Wings as Eagles
A Biography of Leon Uris

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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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