Fair. BANTAM PB EDITION SEPTEMBER 1957. COVER HAS CREASING, SPINE, EDGE A ND SURFACE WEAR. 242 PAGE TEXT HAS SOME REASING WEAR WITH SMALL LIGHT EDGE STAIN. HISTORY. 4.25'' X 7''. WE USE BUBBLE MAILERS.
DISCHARGED LIBRARY USED....Paperback, outside cover shows age related minimum too tolerable signs of use, binder in good condition, Main Text and Pages of Main Text is in good condition. No signs of water damages. No signs of writing, No signs of underlining, No signs of markings, and No signs of highlighting. Thank You! ! ! ! ! !
Very engrossing story of the 1956 hungarian uprising, which sadly has largely faded from our collective memory. Still, there was undaunted heroism and it presaged by many years the very same nationalist surges that ultimately brought down the Soviet empire. Very readable, but the part about the torture of prisoners is revolting. Be warned.
May 24, 2007
Not James Michner as you normally expect. However the book is right on a little known historical event. Some of the people in the book are composites instead of 100% authentic. This is used to condense the details. I enjoyed reading the book.
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