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Poland: a novel

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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).
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Centennial.

Praise for Poland

"Engrossing . . . a page-turner in the grand Michener tradition."--The Washington Post

"A Michener epic is far more than a bedtime reader, it's an experience. Poland is a monumental effort, a magnificent guide to a better understanding of the country's tribulations."--Chicago Tribune

"Stunning . . . an unmatched overview of Polish history . . . The families themselves come very much alive, and through them, Poland itself."--USA Today

"A titanic documentary novel."--The Wall Street Journal
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