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Our darkest night : a novel of Italy and the Second World War

Summary: 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.

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

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General Note:
Includes P.S. insights, interviews, & more...
Subject: Jewish women Fiction
Jews Italy Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Italy Fiction
FICTION / Historical / World War II
FICTION / Jewish
Italy History German occupation, 1943-1945 Fiction
Robson, Jennifer 1970-
Genre: Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Romance fiction.

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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fulton County Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) FIC ROB (Text) 33187004799306 In Storage Available -

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