“A Bell for Adano”

December 8, 2009 at 2:09 pm | Posted in Fiction | Leave a comment

You may recall John Hersey from his famous work Hiroshima.  His Pulitzer-winning piece A Bell for Adano is much lighter, in fact quite comical.

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This 1945 winner is set in Italy during the end of World War II.  An Army major helps in the reconstruction of a small seaside Italian town.  It’s a sort of cross between Catch-22 and It’s a Wonderful LifeA Bell for Adano is highly readable, charming, and also short – an excellent introduction to the Pulitzers and a great story for WWII fans.


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