Ebook $14.99

Knopf | Sep 17, 2013 | 416 Pages | ISBN 9780385350167

  • Hardcover$28.95

    Knopf | Sep 17, 2013 | 416 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780385350150

  • Ebook$14.99

    Knopf | Sep 17, 2013 | 416 Pages | ISBN 9780385350167

Praise

Countrymen is extraordinary. I will not soon forget this epic of decency, this saga of humanism saving lives. The idea of humanism has been under attack for so long now, as false and sentimental and impotent, as insufficiently radical to make a difference, that it is stirring to be given a grand example of the opposite case—of a clear, muscular, brave, and effective humanism, and in the whole of a society. Bo Lidegaard’s moving and meticulous book is itself an expression of the idealism that it documents.”
–Leon Wieseltier

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