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The Resource The girl from Venice, Martin Cruz Smith

The girl from Venice, Martin Cruz Smith

Label
The girl from Venice
Title
The girl from Venice
Statement of responsibility
Martin Cruz Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Girl from Venice is a suspenseful World War II love story set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of occupied Venice. Venice, 1945. The war may be waning, but the city known as La Serenissima is still occupied and the people of Italy fear the power of the Third Reich. One night, under a canopy of stars, a fisherman named Cenzo comes across a young woman's body floating in the lagoon and soon discovers that she is still alive and in trouble. Born to a wealthy Jewish family, Giulia is on the run from the Wehrmacht SS. Cenzo chooses to protect Giulia rather than hand her over to the Nazis. This act of kindness leads them into the world of Partisans, random executions, the arts of forgery and high explosives, Mussolini's broken promises, the black market and gold, and, everywhere, the enigmatic maze of the Venice Lagoon. The Girl from Venice is a thriller, a mystery, and a retelling of Italian history that will take your breath away. Most of all it is a love story"--
Summary
A new standalone novel by the award-winning author of Gorky Park follows a turbulent love affair between a fisherman and a Jewish woman on the run in occupied 1945 La Serenissima
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by regular print publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10530259
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Martin Cruz
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Fishers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Label
The girl from Venice, Martin Cruz Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683242291
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016043667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959080658
Label
The girl from Venice, Martin Cruz Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683242291
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016043667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959080658

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