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The light in the ruins : a novel

Author: Chris Bohjalian
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bohjalian
ISBN: 9780385534819 0385534817
OCLC Number: 824501969
Description: 309 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Chris Bohjalian.

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Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later.

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