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Peace : a novel

Author: Richard Bausch
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Italy, near Cassino. The terrible winter of 1944. A dismal icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a reconnaissance mission up the side of a steep hill that they discover, before very long, to be a mountain. And the old man's indeterminate loyalties only add to the terror and confusion that engulf them on that mountain,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bausch
ISBN: 9780307268334 0307268330
OCLC Number: 171049685
Description: 171 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Richard Bausch.

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Italy, near Cassino. The terrible winter of 1944. A dismal icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a reconnaissance mission up the side of a steep hill that they discover, before very long, to be a mountain. And the old man's indeterminate loyalties only add to the terror and confusion that engulf them on that mountain, where they are confronted with the horror of their own time--and then set upon by a sniper.--From publisher description.
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