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Poland

A Novel

Michener, James A.

(Book - 1984)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Poland
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"The history of Poland from 1200 into the 1980s is covered in a series of fictional incidents centered around a town named Bukowo. Also Use: Iberia (1968). Like the heroic land that is its subject, James Michener's POLAND teems with vivid events and unforgettable characters. In the sweeping span of eight tumultuous centuries, three Polish families live out their destinies and the drama of a nation--in the grand tradition of a great James Michener saga." Poland is a monumental effort, a magnificent guide to a better understanding of the country's tribulations."
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1984, c1983
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed
ISBN: 9780449205877
0449205878
Branch Call Number: FICTION MICHENER 1984
Characteristics: xix, 616 p. :,maps ;,18 cm

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The story of the development of Poland since the 1200s is told from a small village on the Vistula River, with information on the Lubonski, Bukowski, and the Buk families.


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Jul 31, 2013
  • hania4987 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

In this epic work, Michener tells the history of Poland through the events in the lives of 3 families over several generations. It's a great introduction to Polish history.

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