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A Bell for Adano
by John Hersey

Published: 1988-03-12
Paperback : 288 pages
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An Italian-American major in World War II wins the love and admiration of the local townspeople when he searches for a replacement for the 700 year-old town bell that had been melted down for bullets by the ...
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(An Italian-American major in World War II wins the love and admiration of the local townspeople when he searches for a replacement for the 700 year-old town bell that had been melted down for bullets by the fascists.

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  "Great Book and winner of the Pulitzer"by jfwalters (see profile) 10/18/20

A Bell for Adano is extremely well written, and is a wonderful story of a man who comes to a town and is as changed by the townspeople as they are by him. This is John Hersey's first book, and it's a... (read more)

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