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A bell for Adano

Author: John Hersey; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, A.A. Knopf, 1944.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An Italian-American major, part of American occupation forces in Sicily during World War II, tries to reform the town in his charge by being decent to people. His efforts are epitomized by his efforts to replace the 700-year-old bell melted down for bullets by the fascists.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hersey, John, 1914-1993.
Bell for Adano.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1944
(OCoLC)564915764
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hersey; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 284933
Notes: Issued with printing dates on title page; edition statement omitted on later printings.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Novel, 1945.
Description: vii, 269, [1] pages 21 cm
Responsibility: [by] John Hersey.

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An Italian-American major, part of American occupation forces in Sicily during World War II, tries to reform the town in his charge by being decent to people. His efforts are epitomized by his efforts to replace the 700-year-old bell melted down for bullets by the fascists.

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