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Product Description: Two strangers save a child in Rome during WWII-a split-second decision that will have powerful reverberations for decades to come. In 1943, one young woman, Chiara Ravello, is about to flee occupied Rome for the safety of her grandparents' house in the hills...read more

Hardcover:

9780316300391 | Little Brown & Co, September 29, 2015, cover price $26.00
9780349006482 | Gardners Books, July 23, 2015, cover price $21.60

Paperback:

9780316300407 | Back Bay Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Two strangers save a child in Rome during WWII-a split-second decision that will have powerful reverberations for decades to come.
9780425099162, titled "The Fat Gram Counter" | Revised edition (Berkley Pub Group, March 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | also contains The Fat Gram Counter

Paperback:

9781771860680 | Baraka Books, May 1, 2016, cover price $24.95
9781493714889 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 15, 2014, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets...read more
By Simon Vance (narrator)

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9781511330633 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, September 8, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait.

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9781628725087 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, July 7, 2015), cover price $15.99
9781559700269 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, September 1, 1989), cover price $18.99

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Product Description: Bruna, the youngest of seven children, lives an idyllic life in a small town in northern Tuscany in the 1940s. As the Second World War unfolds in Europe her life remains largely the same, full of the preocupations of any fourteen-year-old girl...read more

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9780405044649, titled "Concerning Women" | Ayer Co Pub, October 1, 1972, cover price $24.95 | also contains Concerning Women

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9781927583715 | Second Story Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Bruna, the youngest of seven children, lives an idyllic life in a small town in northern Tuscany in the 1940s.

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Product Description: Benedetta Carlessimo is no stranger to hardship. Ever since her mother died, the sixteen-year-old Italian girl has cared for her rambunctious younger siblings without complaint. Then World War II arrives on her doorstep, leaving her face-to-face with the most terrible evil she has ever witnessed...read more

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9781477825761 | Lake Union Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Benedetta Carlessimo is no stranger to hardship.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781491548790 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 28, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Benedetta Carlessimo is no stranger to hardship.

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Paperback:

9780425266250 | Berkley Pub Group, September 2, 2014, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Praise for the Martin Bora series:"The tone of Liar Moon has a flu-like grimness, appropriate the 1943 setting. Pastor is excellent at providing details (silk stockings, movie magazines, cigarettes) that light up the setting."—Booklist"Lumen's plot is well crafted, her prose shap ...read more

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9781908524300 | Bitter Lemon Pr, April 15, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Praise for the Martin Bora series:"The tone of Liar Moon has a flu-like grimness, appropriate the 1943 setting.

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Product Description: Christian Retailing Best Award: Historical FictionHolt Medallion Award of DistinctionShadowed by Grace is a dramatic story inspired by the Monuments Men of World War II by acclaimed author Cara C. Putman. Desperate to save her dying mother, Rachel accepts her newspaper's assignment to travel to Italy to capture images dangerously close to the front lines of WWII...read more

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9781433681783 | B & H Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Christian Retailing Best Award: Historical FictionHolt Medallion Award of DistinctionShadowed by Grace is a dramatic story inspired by the Monuments Men of World War II by acclaimed author Cara C.

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Product Description: This is the first unexpurgated English edition of Curzio Malaparte’s legendary work The Skin. The book begins in 1943, with Allied forces cementing their grip on the devastated city of Naples. The sometime Fascist and ever-resourceful Curzio Malaparte is working with the Americans as a liaison officer...read more

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9781590176221 | New York Review of Books, November 5, 2013, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Skin | About this edition: This is the first unexpurgated English edition of Curzio Malaparte’s legendary work The Skin.
9780810115729 | Reissue edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: This is the first unexpurgated English edition of Curzio Malaparte’s legendary work The Skin.

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By Shirley Hughes and Simon Vance (narrator)

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9781469274935 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $54.97
9781469275291 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $39.97

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Product Description: It is 2009: writer Clara Burger arrives in Rome to sort out the affairs and clear the flat of her school friend Ines, prematurely dead from cancer. Sorting through Ines's belongings, Clara finds a manuscript containing not only an autobiographical account of Ines's strange experiences while working as a chambermaid in Rome in the summer of 1978, but also the life story of her former employer, the hotelier Emma Manente...read more

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9781908323101 | Haus Pub, July 23, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: It is 2009: writer Clara Burger arrives in Rome to sort out the affairs and clear the flat of her school friend Ines, prematurely dead from cancer.

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Product Description: In the bitterly cold winter of 1943, the Italian countryside is torn apart by violence as partisans wage a guerilla war against the occupying German army and their local fascist allies. In the midst of this conflict, a ragtag group of fascist supporters captures a woman in the late stages of pregnancy...read more
By Sara Teardo (trans)

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9780226063805 | Italian edition edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, March 29, 2013), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In the bitterly cold winter of 1943, the Italian countryside is torn apart by violence as partisans wage a guerilla war against the occupying German army and their local fascist allies.

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Product Description: The city is Rome, the hub of Italian life and culture. The house is Le Margherite, a home where the sprawling cast of The City and the House is welcome. At the center of this lush epistolary novel is Lucrezia, mother of five and lover of many...read more

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9781611456912 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, January 10, 2013), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The city is Rome, the hub of Italian life and culture.
9781611452402 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This powerful novel is set against the background of Italy from 1939 to 1944, from the anxious months before the country entered the war, through the war years, to the Allied victory with its trailing wake of anxiety, disappointment, and grief.

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Product Description: In his sixth investigation, Lieutenant Billy Boyle finds himself in pursuit of a serial killer with a particularly frightening agenda.   1943: Billy Boyle is sent to Caserta, Italy, to investigate the murders of two American officers stationed there...read more

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9781616951627 | Random House Inc, August 21, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In his sixth investigation, Lieutenant Billy Boyle finds himself in pursuit of a serial killer with a particularly frightening agenda.
9781410443854 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 18, 2012), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In his time investigating crimes for both the Boston cops and General Ike's European forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle hasn't encountered a serial killer.

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Hardcover:

9781406336108 | Gardners Books, May 3, 2012, cover price $15.45

Paperback:

9781406336115 | Gardners Books, October 11, 2012, cover price $10.80

CD/Spoken Word:

9781469275116 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $19.99
9781469274751 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $22.99

School and Library:

9780763660376 | Candlewick Pr, April 23, 2013, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Praise for Ben Pastor's Lumen: “Pastor’s plot is well crafted, her prose sharp. . . . A disturbing mix of detection and reflection.”—Publishers Weekly "Rivets the reader with its twist of historical realities. A historical piece, it faithfully reproduces the grim canvas of war...read more

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9781904738824 | Bitter Lemon Pr, February 21, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Praise for Ben Pastor's Lumen: “Pastor’s plot is well crafted, her prose sharp.
9781929871018 | 1 edition (Van Neste Books, August 1, 2001), cover price $18.00

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Product Description: In his time investigating crimes for both the Boston cops and General Ike's European forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle hasn't encountered a serial killer. But now it looks like he may--a serial killer with a particularly frightening agenda...read more

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9781569479940 | Random House Inc, September 13, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In his time investigating crimes for both the Boston cops and General Ike's European forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle hasn't encountered a serial killer.

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Product Description: There is something different about Angelina. She is passionate and idealistic by nature, thanks to her Italian mother. But her German father's influence makes her stubborn and headstrong as well. With Europe embroiled in World War II and her father missing on the Russian front, Angelina journeys alone to seek out her mother's family in Italy...read more
By Margaret Stevens (trans)

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9781935228042 | Arx Pub, July 15, 2011, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: There is something different about Angelina.

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A train journey gives way to memories about an ailing woman's early adolescence on the war-torn Italian isle of Elba sixty years earlier, a time also marked by a refuge-seeking soldier and the woman's earliest experiences of innocent young love. By the author of The Manikin. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780316010535 | Little Brown & Co, November 8, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A train journey gives way to memories about an ailing woman's early adolescence on the war-torn Italian isle of Elba sixty years earlier, a time also marked by a refuge-seeking soldier and the woman's earliest experiences of innocent young love.

Paperback:

9780316018890 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, February 25, 2008), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A train journey gives way to memories about an ailing woman's early adolescence on the war-torn Italian isle of Elba sixty years earlier, a time also marked by a refuge-seeking soldier and the woman's earliest experiences of innocent young love.

Miscellaneous:

9780316028134 | Back Bay Books, September 3, 2007, cover price $9.99

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Haunted by his experiences during World War II, William Bromley has built a quiet life for himself as a history teacher at a London boarding school, but the reappearance of a former soldier from his mountain regiment forces William to confront his horrifying fears and memories by returning to the glacial peaks of northern Italy. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780805078671 | Henry Holt & Co, December 27, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Although haunted by his wartime experiences, William Bromley relishes his quiet life as a boarding school's history teacher, but when a soldier from his regiment reappears, he is forced to confront his fears and memories by returning to northern Italy.

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9780312426507 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, December 12, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Haunted by his experiences during World War II, William Bromley has built a quiet life for himself as a history teacher at a London boarding school, but the reappearance of a former soldier from his mountain regiment forces William to confront his horrifying fears and memories by returning to the glacial peaks of northern Italy.
9780571227440, titled "Ice Soldier" | Gardners Books, November 2, 2006, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: While the eyes of the world are focused upon attempts to scale Mount Everest, two young men - once members of the world's climbing elite, subsequently forced into premature retirement after the failure of a secret military operation in the Alps during World War II - have become outcasts of mountaineering society.

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