Poland, James A. Michener, First Edition, Novel, Historical Fiction, Adventure, History, Hardcover
A wonderful hardcover book titled Poland by James A. Michener.
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.
James Albert Michener (1907 – 1997) was an American writer. He wrote more than 40 books, most of which were fictional family sagas covering the lives of many generations, set in particular geographic locales and incorporating detailed history. Many of his works were bestsellers and he was known for the meticulous research that went into his books.
9½ inches in length
6½ inches in width
Published by Random House -- 1983 -- First Edition
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