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Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC HEW (Text) 39230032112060 Adult New Books Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780727850119
  • ISBN: 0727850113
  • Physical Description: 314 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First world edition
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Severn House, 2021

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"The Palazzo Colombina is home to the Uccello family: three generations of men, trapped together in the dusty palace on Venice's Grand Canal. Awkward fifteen-year-old Nico. His distant, business-focused father. And his beloved grandfather, Paolo. Paolo is dying. But before he passes, he has secrets he's waited his whole life to share. When a Jewish classmate is attacked by bullies, Nico just watches - earning him a week's suspension and a typed, yellowing manuscript from his frail Nonno Paolo. A history lesson, his grandfather says. A secret he must keep from his father. A tale of blood and madness . . . Nico is transported back to the Venice of 1943, an occupied city seething under its Nazi overlords, and to the defining moment of his grandfather's life: when Paolo's support for a murdered Jewish woman brings him into the sights of the city's underground resistance. Hooked and unsettled, Nico can't stop reading - but he soon wonders if he ever knew his beloved grandfather at all."--Provided by publisher
Subject: Family secrets > Fiction
Conflict of generations > Fiction
Grandfathers > Death > Fiction
Nazis > Italy > Fiction
Venice (Italy) > History > 20th century > Fiction
Genre: Fiction.

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