Battle Cry

Version: Unabridged
Author: Leon Uris
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Historical Fiction, Action & Adventure
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: February 2019
# of Units: 17 CDs
Length: 16 hours, 39 minutes
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Overview

Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic by the bestselling author of such classics as Trinity and ExodusOriginally published in 1953, Leon Uris’s Battle Cry is the raw and exciting story of men at war from a legendary American author. This is the story of enlisted men—Marines at the beginning of World War II. They are a rough-and-ready tangle of guys from America’s cities and farms and reservations. Led by a tough veteran sergeant, these soldiers band together to emerge as part of one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. With staggering realism and detail we follow them into intense battles—Guadalcanal and Tarawa—and through exceptional moments of camaraderie and bravery, Battle Cry does not extol the glories of war, but proves itself to be one of the greatest war stories of all time.

Author Details

Author Details

Uris, Leon

Internationally acclaimed novelist Leon Uris ran away from home at age seventeen, a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, to join the Marine Corps, and he served at Guadalcanal and Tarawa. His first novel, "Battle Cry", was based on his own experiences in the Marines, which he revisited in his final novel, "O'Hara's Choice". His other novels include the bestsellers "Redemption, Trinity, Exodus, QB VII, " and "Topaz, " among others. Leon Uris passed away in June 2003.