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A bell for Adano / John Hersey.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AWARD PUL 1945 (Text) 39391006756934 Award - Fic Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC HERSEY, JOHN (Text) 33946002617418 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0394756959 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780394756950 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: vii, 269 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: 1st Vintage books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988.

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
750 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize, 1945
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Italy > History > Allied occupation, 1943-1947 > Fiction.
Genre: War fiction.

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