Search Results: "Fabio Geda"


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IN THE SEA THERE ARE CROCODILES by Fabio Geda
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"One marvels that Enaiat has told his life adventure to Italian author Geda, and while the novelist has evidently shaped Enaiat's story for publication, at its core is an authentic, open and marvelous voice of youthful exuberance."
A nonfiction novel, recounted in part from contemporary oral history. Read full book review >

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Mordraud, Book One by Fabio Scalini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"Peculiar protagonists in a winding, worthwhile story."
From author Scalini (Mordraud Book 2, 2015) comes a fantasy novel—the first of four in a translation from Italian—about three brothers in a time of war. Read full book review >

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THE WHISPERING TOWN by Jennifer Elvgren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"This uncomplicated narrative of Danish resistance will facilitate teaching and discussion of a difficult yet necessary subject. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Residents of a small town in Nazi-occupied Denmark work together to provide a hidden Jewish mother and son safe passage to neutral Sweden. Read full book review >

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THE TIBER AFIRE by Fabio Della Seta
Released: June 1, 1991

"Della Seta's formal and rather distant narration (he writes in the third person) gives a novelistic quality to the story, profound in its pathos and depth."
A quiet, leisurely, and moving account of Jewish life in Rome during WW II. Read full book review >

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THE BREAKING OF A WAVE by Fabio Genovesi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2017

"Winner of the 2015 Strega Prize for Young Authors, this immense, good-natured, self-indulgent tale offers a cumulative celebration of life in shaggy dog form."
After a tragedy, a quirky collection of adults and children fashions a new kind of family connected by commonplace philosophy, community, and the possibility of better. Read full book review >