Books tagged: sicily

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Hitch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,760. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sicily 1928 Mount Etna erupts, a desperate man searches for a hidden treasure before the lava or the mafia can claim it. 84 years later a shocking discovery in a long forgotten London bank vault cause past and present to collide for a film researcher and his young assistant as they defy evil forces to solve cinemas greatest mystery, what became of Hitchcocks iconic missing film The Mountain Eagle
The Rosary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
European Gangster - Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Matteo Messina Denaro is the young ruthless underboss of the Sicilian mafia organization Cosa Nostra. He is the operational brain and strategist of the organization. Through counterintelligence, he finds out that part of his cocaine smugling operations has been infiltrated by members of the Calabrian mafia 'Ndrangheta. When five tonnes of pure cocaine disappears he is put to the ultimate test.
Letters from Italy: Confessions, Adventures, and Advice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Susan Van Allen, author of "100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go", is back with an entertaining collection of adventures... Savor stories filled with passion, rich memories, and laughs, that blend to bring you an authentic portrait of one woman’s experiences in the Bel Paese. For armchair or actual travelers, here is inspiration to embrace La Dolce Vita, with all its awesome surprises
Remembrance Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An epic novel following the lives and loves of three people, Evna Bellis, Joseph Tremaine and Leslie Hughes, from their birth in 1918, through childhood to adulthood. Both the men love Evna, both serve in the Second World War, both are totally different, one tall and handsome, the other small and scrawny. This book is the most personal yet written by S.D. Gripton, an may well bring forth tears.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Franco and Anna Gennusa “Their Journey”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The love between a man and wife is tested by the threat of war and raising their six daughters. Franco Gennusa must provide for his family while secretly working with the Resistance Party. Franco’s involvement may mean protection for his wife and daughters, but the burden of war and financial stress, in addition to Franco’s drinking problem, may be more dangerous to them than the German soldiers.
Smart Guide Italy: Sicily
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Sicily is a practical guide to Italy's most exotic region. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Sicily. Destinations include: Palermo, Cefalu, Aeolian Islands, Mount Etna, Noto, Syracuse, and other memorable places in the region.
Smart Guide Italy: Italian Islands
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy explores the sights, sounds and flavors that make Sicily, Sardinia and islands in Tuscany, Campania and Puglia special. It includes historical overviews, details about major monuments, important local events, places to eat and sleep, practical information and directions for getting about each of the islands. Travelers will find everything they need for having a memorable holiday.