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The Light in the Ruins - a book by Bohjalian, Chris

The Light in the Ruins

The Light in the Ruins( )
Author: Bohjalian, Chris
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair, and revenge--set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / War & Military
Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 1.27 Inches
Book Weight:1.422 Pounds
Author Biography
Bohjalian, Chris (Author)
Chris Bohjalian (born on August 12, 1962 in White Plains, New York) graduated from Amherst College and worked as an account representative for J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York in the mid-1980s. Bohjalian is an American novelist and the author of 15 novels, including the bestsellers Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls. His first novel, A Killing in the Real World, was released in 1988. His other novels include Water Witches, The Law of Similars, Before You Know Kindness, Skeletons at the Feast, and The Night Strangers. Past the Bleachers and Midwives were made into Hallmark Hall of Fame movies and Secrets of Eden was made into a Lifetime Television movie. He won the New England Book Award in 2002. He also contributes to numerous publications including Cosmopolitan, Reader's Digest, Boston Globe Sunday Magazine and the Burlington Free Press. Bohjalian's The Guest Room is a New York Times bestseller.


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