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A Bell for Adano

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  1. a 1944 novel by John Hersey, the winner of the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel

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  2. The town of Adano is a fictionary Sicilian port town modeled after the real town of Licata, one of the disembarkation town of the Allied Occupation of Italy

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  3. tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that the Fascists had melted down for bullets

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  4. The novel is set during the Allied occupation of the Italian coastal town of Adano in 1943

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  5. photos of the first edition

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