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  1. The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
    The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
    The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
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  2. The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People

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The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a different kind of future—until, at four o’clock in the morning on a Sunday in November, the citizens of Budapest awoke to the shattering sound of Russian tanks ravaging their streets. The revolution was over. But freedom beckoned in the form of a small footbridge at Andau, on the Austrian border. By an accident of history it became, for a few harrowing weeks, one of the most important crossings in the world, as the soul of a nation fled across its unsteady planks.
 
Praise for The Bridge at Andau
 
“Precise, vivid . . . immeasurably stirring.”The Atlantic Monthly
 
“Dramatic, chilling, enraging.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Superb.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Highly recommended reading.”Library Journal

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
James A. Michener
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780812986747
Edition
Revised ed.
ISBN
0812986741
Label
Dial Press Trade Paperback
Manufacturer
Dial Press Trade Paperback
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
240
PublicationDate
2015-06-09
Publisher
Dial Press Trade Paperback
ReleaseDate
2015-06-09
Studio
Dial Press Trade Paperback
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