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  • Uprising


    Michele Battiste

    "History, in its root sense, means story, and has often found its truest expression in poetry. Michele Battiste's vivid account of the Soviet occupation of Hungary and the revolt of 1956 follows three sharply drawn characters, Jóska, Jutka and Erika, as their lives are changed by events much larger than themselves. With the intimacy of lyric and the scale of epic, Uprising brings an important story of the twentieth century close to us in vital terms. Immigration is the great human story, not just the great American story. This is a part of it everyone should remember."
    —David Mason

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