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Poland

JAMES A. MICHENER

Published by Random House August 1983, 1983
ISBN 10: 0394531892 / ISBN 13: 9780394531892
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Title: Poland

Publisher: Random House August 1983

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Price Clipped Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. A classic and quintessential opus by Michener, whose most singular talent was his ability to convey the gut realization that places, famil. Bookseller Inventory # 20080707101703

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Synopsis: In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided. 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. Like the heroic land that is its subject, Poland teems with vivid events, unforgettable characters, and the unfolding drama of an entire nation.
 
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?Engrossing . . . 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. Poland is a monumental effort, a magnificent guide to a better understanding of the country?s tribulations.? ?Chicago Tribune
 
?Stunning . . . an unmatched overview of Polish history . . . The families themselves come very much alive, and through them, Poland itself.? ?USA Today
 
?A titanic documentary novel.? ?The Wall Street Journal

Product Description: Michener's novel covering Poland's recent history, with its conflict between Church and State, worker and leader, and the Poland of centuries gone by, struggling to retain its land and identity in the face of stronger powers on all sides. Interwoven with the action are the fates of three families.

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