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Mila 18
Mila 18
Author: Leon Uris
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 sub...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553241600
ISBN-10: 0553241605
Publication Date: 12/1/1983
Pages: 576
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 43 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Mila 18 is one of the better sagas written by Leon Uris. It tells a complex story with a wide cast of people in Warsaw, including an American journalist, all of whom end up entangled in the Warsaw ghetto. Uris paints a vivid picture of ghetto life and compelling stories of what people do in those circumstances, and more importantly, how they fight back. The characterizations are good, the romantic relationships abound, and if they are a little contrived at times, we can forgive him and just cheer for our protagonists. The novel's flaws don't detract too much from the story.
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Amazing story of fighting for yourself, your family, and your faith. The story is historically based and provides an interesting look into Jews in Warsaw.
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"A great human experience! How the Warsaw Jews lived & how they died of starvation, execution & mass murder before the revolt broke out, how they differed among themselves, how they loved & hated & how they changed under the fearful pressures of terror & imminent death----all this is MILA 18. Deeply moving, powerful, stirring!"
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