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A Winter's night / Valerio Massimo Manfredi

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A Winter's night / Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Title
A Winter's night / Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Statement of responsibility
Valerio Massimo Manfredi ; translated from the Italian by Christine Feddersen Manfredi
Title variation
winters night
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Language
eng
Summary
Set during the first half of the twentieth century, this is the story of the Brunis, a family of farmers from the Italian Padan Plain who have worked the land since time immemorial. And it is a story about the homeless multitudes, travelers, and tinkers, roaming Europe during the hardscrabble nineteen-twenties and thirties. In this expansive novel, reminiscent of Bertolucci’s masterpiece 1900 in its scope and subject matter, these two worlds meet when the Brunis open their great barn and offer it as a refuge for those in need of a warm, dry, and safe place to sleep and eat. The barn becomes font and inspiration for a series of vivid stories involving sundry strangers, the Bruni parents themselves, and their nine children—seven boys and two girls—who will grow into young men and women during World War I and its aftermath. Told in the tradition of country folktales and framed by the devastating years of strife—two world wars and the years of fascism—these stories will delight readers from the first page to the last. Manfredi’s A Winter’s Night provides a timely reminder that simple values and a sense of solidarity with our fellow human beings remain of vital importance, above all in a world undergoing momentous and rapid change
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The Brunis, a farming family from the Italian Paduan plain, offer refuge to a host of people during the course of the two World Wars, the difficult times before and after the conflicts, and the rise of fascism
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10153074
Cataloging source
BT
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Manfredi, Valerio Massimo
Dewey number
853.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Feddersen-Manfredi, Christine
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True
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Farmers
Target audience
adult
Label
A Winter's night / Valerio Massimo Manfredi
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Publication
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ODILO:034300002602
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781609458782
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Winter's night / Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300002602
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781609458782
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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