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The Hope
The Hope
Author: Herman Wouk
Like no other novelist at work today, Herman Wouk has managed to capture the sweep of history in novels rich in character and alive with drama. — In The Hope, which opens in 1948 and culminates in the miraculous triumph of 1967's Six-Day War, Wouk plunges the reader into the story of a nation struggling for its birth and then its survival. As the...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316852579
ISBN-10: 0316852570
Pages: 693
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Excellent story based on historical facts. Story is dated from 1948 to 1967 and concerns affairs ranging from Sinai to Jerusaleum to the White House.
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The Hope plunges the reader into the battles, disasters, and victories of a nation struggling for its birth and then its survival. Here are four unforgettable men: Zev Barak, the cultured soldier; Benny Luria, ace fighter pilot with religious stirrings; Sam asternak, the sardonic, slightly sinister Mossad man; and the antic warrior called Quixote. And here are three equally remarkable women: Yael, the ambitious blond powerhouse; Shayna, the dark pious beauty; and Emily, an American CIA man's fascinating daughter caught in a forbidden love affair.
Ranging from the Sinai to Jerusalem to the White House, from 1948 to 1967, The Hope has the authenticity and authority of Wouk's finest fiction-and strikes a resounding chord of hope for all humanity.
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A book that will give some understanding to what the Jews have gone through to have a country. It was great for a Goy like me.
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The first book of fact and fiction on the birth of Israel through the Six Day War. A great read for anyone who is interested in the birth of this perservering nation. Order the second book, The Glory, and have the set, bringing you into the 70's and the Camp David Accords, and Israel's raid on the nuclear power plant in Iran.