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Our darkest night : a novel of Italy and the Second World War / Jennifer Robson.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brazil PL - Brazil ROBSON (Text) 38160000605095 Second Floor, Fiction In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Robson (Text) 31208913218600 new fiction Reshelving -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse FIC ROB (Text) 50577011204340 Adult New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062674975
  • Physical Description: 362, 14 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews like the Mazin family. With Nazi Germany now occupying most of her beloved homeland, and the threat of imprisonment and deportation growing ever more certain, Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive—to leave Venice and her beloved parents and hide in the countryside with a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until circumstances forced him to leave the seminary to run his family’s farm. A moral and just man, he could not stand by when the fascists and Nazis began taking innocent lives. Rather than risk a perilous escape across the mountains, Nina will pose as his new bride. And to keep her safe and protect secrets of his own, Nico and Nina must convince prying eyes they are happily married and in love. But farm life is not easy for a cultured city girl who dreams of becoming a doctor like her father, and Nico’s provincial neighbors are wary of this soft and educated woman they do not know. Even worse, their distrust is shared by a local Nazi official with a vendetta against Nico. The more he learns of Nina, the more his suspicions grow—and with them his determination to exact revenge.
Subject: Jewish women > Fiction.
Jews > Italy > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Italy > Fiction.
Italy > History > German occupation, 1943-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Romance fiction.

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