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Exodus

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2006

    Great story about the origins of Israel

    Excellent read, very good history. Uris is always an exciting story-teller. I liked the book better than the Paul Newman movie.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2001

    This is a great book!!

    I read this book for an application project on the Five Themes of Geography for my Honors Geography class, and I absolutely loved it. It was very helpful in giving information about the awful things that went on during the Holocaust and information even about the old and New Testament. I love how the author (Leon Uris) skips from one time period to another. When the author talked about the hardships through the Holocaust, he gave explicit details almost feeling like you were there. It was very horrifying to know that events in this book actually happened to a lot of people. After a couple of chapters I was hooked into the book and couldn't put it down. I really admired how Kitty Fremont's strength and courage kept her alive throughout the whole book. I would recommend this book to young adults.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2011

    This is a great book!

    I read the book Exodus by Leon Uris. It was a book mainly about the times after World War II and what all the refugees from war torn countries and concentration camps did with their lives afterwords. This book follows two main characters throughout; an Israeli freedom fighter named Ari Ben Canaan and an American, Christian nurse named Kitty Fremont. It shows Kitty's struggle for acceptance from herself and the other Jewish people, while it tells about Ari's struggle for the equality of the Jewish people and his learning that showing emotion isn't weakness. The major messages and themes in this book are; follow what you believe is right, and even if someone is different, it doesn't necessarily mean they are bad. One of the major messages is that you should always follow your heart because the characters are always doing what they think is right and not necessarily what is the popular opinion. When Kitty went to Israel to follow Ari and Karen instead of going somewhere else to nurse, people thought she was a little naïve and looking for danger. At the time this book was based on, Israel was a very dangerous spot and most Americans thought she was crazy. Another message that was portrayed in this book is that being different isn't bad and that theme is largely shown through the hate the Arabs had for the Jewish people. The Arabs hate the Jewish people because they have be told for many years that they are stealing their land and being all around bad people, most of the Arabs in the book have never even given any of the Jews a chance, they just automatically think they are frightened of everything and will confirm any stereotype they've heard. Throughout this book the Jews prove all of those stereotypes wrong and prove themselves worthy of having their own state and recognition. What I liked about this book is that there were many deep messages and at some parts it could be very interesting and exciting. It was an overall moving and powerful book to read. It let you get into the heads of everyone in that time period and each of their different views. The thing I most disliked about this book is that it was hard to get into because it takes a bit to start getting exciting and it is a little bit boring in some parts. I think people who like books about struggles, wars, and the parts of history that haven't been as well remembered will really enjoy this book. I really liked this book and as long the reader has a little patience to power through the boring parts it is well worth the read. If you liked Exodus, I would recommend Mila 18 by Leon Uris. It is another book with a strong plot and based on the times around World War II. Exodus was a really enjoyable book that I'm happy I had the pleasure of reading.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2013

    highly recommended

    i read this book when i was younger and again just recently and it was so very powerful and brilliant. i couldn't put it down. the character descriptions and storyboard was exceptional and a must read for all.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    Great Reading

    Somewhat difficult in the beginning but once characters established, it is great reading.

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