A novel of Israel
Thomas Dunne Books
On Sale: September 4, 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
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Fiction | Historical
"Martin Fletcher, who headed up NBC TV's Tel Aviv News
Bureau, knows his territory and it shows on every page.
Promised Land is a great sweeping epic, reminiscent
of Leon Uris' Exodus; a moving story of triumph and
tragedy, new love and historic hate, expertly told by a cast
of unforgettable characters. Fletcher's writing is superb
and rises to the level of importance that this story demands
and deserves. Historical novels don't get much better than
Promised Land." —Nelson DeMille, #1 New York
Times bestselling author of The Cuban
Promised Land is the sweeping
saga of two brothers and the woman they love, a devastating
love triangle set against the tumultuous founding of
The story begins when fourteen-year-old Peter
is sent west to America to escape the growing horror of Nazi
Germany. But his younger brother Arie and their entire
family are sent east to the death camps. Only Arie
The brothers reunite in the nascent Jewish
state, where Arie becomes a businessman and one of the
richest men in Israel while Peter becomes a top Mossad agent
heading some of Israel's most vital espionage operations.
One brother builds Israel, the other protects it.
they also fall in love with the same woman, Tamara, a lonely
Jewish refugee from Cairo. And over the next two decades, as
their new homeland faces extraordinary obstacles that could
destroy it, the brothers' intrigues and jealousies threaten
to tear their new lives apart.
is at once the gripping tale of a struggling family and an
epic about a struggling nation.
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