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Author Name    Hersey, John

Title   A Bell for Adano

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Hardcover

Edition   Limited Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1978

Seller ID   000194

Full red leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Fresh, unopened binding. 335 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Hersey's 1944 novel which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that the Fascists had melted down for rifle barrels.

LITERATURE FICTION WWII ITALY ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR HISTORICAL PULITZER PRIZE WINNER Literature

Price = 25.00 USD



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