The Land of Ulro

The Land of Ulro

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This major prose work, originally published in English in 1985, is both a moving spiritual self-portrait and an unflinching inquiry into the genesis of our modern afflictions. A man who was raised a Catholic in rural Lithuania, lived through the Nazi occupation of Poland, and emerged, first in Europe and then in America, as one of our most important men of letters, speaks here of the inherited dilemmas of our civilization in a voice recognizable for its honesty and passion.

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ISBN-13: 9780374519377
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 05/22/2000
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Czeslaw Milosz received the 1978 Neustadt International Prize in Literature and the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. Since 1961, he has taught at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Larry McMurtry

A lyrical account of a rural boyhood, dominated by family, nature and village is constantly aware of being in the hands of a master -- of a talent that is original, unhurried, almost serene...he is a remarkable writer.

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