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Redemption (original 1995; edition 1996)
by Leon Uris
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 006109174X, Mass Market Paperback)Master storyteller Leon Uris, internationally acclaimedauthor of such bestsellers as Exodus, Topaz, QB VII,Trinity, the Haj and Mitla Pass,continues the epic story of the Irish struggle for freedom inRedemption. A dramatic saga set against the backdrop of growing unrest in Ireland and a world on the brink of the First World War,Redemption weaves together a cast of unforgettable characters that form the heart and soul of three extraordinary Irish families.hey love freedom more than life,and they will fight to the death to win it.
From the magnificence of New Zealand's green mountains, to the bloody beaches and cliffs of Gallipoli, to the streets of Dublin and the shipyards of Belfast,Redemptionfollows three Irish Patriots on their odysseys of freedom and passion- in a monumental tale of the men and women who loved, fought, and died for the chance to be free.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:26:53 -0400)
An Irish immigrant in New Zealand fills his son, Rory, with patriotic tales. When Rory grows up, World War I is on. He joins the New Zealand corps of the British army, survives Gallipoli, becomes an officer and is transferred to Ireland to put down a rebellion. One day his father's tales catch up and Rory switches sides. By the author of Trinity.
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