The Secret of Santa Vittoria
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Imprint:||Sarah Crichton Books|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
In the last days of World War II, German forces are sent to occupy the Italian hill town, Santa Vittoria, and claim its great treasure: one million bottles of the Santa Vittoria wine that is its lifeblood. The clownish mayor, Bombolini, matches wits with the urbane German captain, Von Prum, as the town unites -- aristocrats and peasants, old enemies and young lovers -- to deceive the Germans and save its wine. Where the wine disappears to is the secret of Santa Vittoria that Robert...