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Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic by the bestselling author of such classics as Trinity and Exodus. Originally published in 1953, Leon Uris's Battle Cry is the raw and exciting story of men at war from a legendary American author. This is the story of enlisted men - Marines - at the beginning of World War II. They are a rough-and-ready tangle of guys from America's cities and farms and reservations. Led by a tough veteran sergeant, these soldiers band together to emerge as part of one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. With staggering realism and detail, we follow them into intense battles - Guadalcanal and Tarawa - and through exceptional moments of camaraderie and bravery. Battle Cry does not extol the glories of war, but proves itself to be one of the greatest war stories of all time.
The towering novel of the twentieth century's most dramatic geopolitical event.Leon Uris portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies--the beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power.
A God in RuinsSpanning the decades from World War II to the 2008 presidential campaign, A God in Ruins is the riveting story of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, an honest, principled, and courageous man on the brink of becoming the second Irish Catholic President of the United States. But Quinn is a man with an explosive secret that can shatter his political amibitions, threaten his life, and tear the country apart--a secret buried for over a half century--that even he does not know...
Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller "Exodus" for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness. The Middle East is the powerful setting for this sweeping tale of a land where revenge is sacred and hatred noble. Where an Arab ruler tries to save his people from destruction but cannot save them from themselves. When violence spreads like a plague across the lands of Palestine--this is the time of "The Haj."
It was a time of crisis, a time of tragedy--and 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 of one of the most heroic struggles of modern times.
From the Russian pogroms to the American dream, from Hollywood's heyday to the Promised Land, we witness the dramatic life of gifted young author and troubled war hero Gideon Zadok. In an epic search for himself, his art, and his heritage, Gideon journeys to Israel, where he is captivated by the lovely Holocaust survivor Natasha Solomon, whose soulful, tough passion for him unleashes his own smoldering desires. Torn between love for his steadfast wife, who supported him through years of failure and rejection, and the overwhelming passion of his new soul mate, Gideon wrestles with the frightening power of his turbulent emotions. But it is not until he enters the Sinai War at Mitla Pass that he confronts his personal demons. There amid the violence behind enemy lines, he wages a fierce war within himself-a war of love, and choices, and future-for the real Gideon Zadok. Breathtaking in scope, intensely human, Mitla Pass is an unforgettable achievement by one of our most acclaimed and bestselling storytellers..
Fifty years after his first novel, Battle Cry, took the world by storm, Leon Uris returns to the topic that first inspired him to write books that captivate, educate, and thrill -- the Marine Corps. In the years following the Civil War, first-generation Irish-American Zachary O'Hara, son of a legendary Marine and a force of a man in his own right, finds himself playing a critical role in the very future of the Marines. If he can persuade the Secretary of the Navy that the Marines are more crucial than ever to America's safety and security -- all the while hefting a heavier secret weight in his heart -- he'll save the corps and make his career. But there's an obstacle in his path that this warrior had not planned on. Amanda Blanton Kerr, the daughter of a ruthless industrialist, is a woman on a mission of her own; passionate, obstinate, and whip-smart, she's an heiress poised to blaze a trail for her sex. O'Hara's Choice is the story of the inevitable collision of these two handsome, fighting spirits. Getting their souls' desire could jeopardize everything they -- and their parents before them -- scraped and struggled to achieve. Duty to country, love of family, and a tormented passion intertwine in this latest epic by Leon Uris, international bestselling author of such classics as Exodus, Trinity, and Battle Cry. A riveting, sweeping tale in inimitable Uris style, O'Hara's Choice is this master of the historical novel at his most brilliant.
In Queen's Bench Courtroom Number Seven, famous author Abraham Cady stands trial. In his book The Holocaust--born of the terrible revelation that the Jadwiga Concentration camp was the site of his family's extermination--Cady 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' riveting courtroom drama--one of the great fictional trials of the century.
The intertwined stories of 3 Irish families living during WWI who have a strong wish to have their own freedom and independence. One family member becomes a squire on a sheep farm in New Zealand and another becomes a famous Revolutionary. Soon one family loses 2 sons to the British battle against Turkey. Severe marriage problems among the 3 key families arise as hidden affairs emerge. Despite the very different lives of the characters, the story portrays a group of men and women who will do almost anything to be free.
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