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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Cass County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Archie F HEW 2021 (Text) 0002205554088 Adult Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville F HEW 2021 (Text) 0002205554070 Adult Fiction Available -

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"The Palazzo Colombina is home to the Uccello family: three generations of men, trapped together in the dusty palace on Venice's Grand Canal. Awkward fifteen-year-old Nico. His distant, business-focused father. And his beloved grandfather, Paolo. Paolo is dying. But before he passes, he has secrets he's waited his whole life to share. When a Jewish classmate is attacked by bullies, Nico just watches - earning him a week's suspension and a typed, yellowing manuscript from his frail Nonno Paolo. A history lesson, his grandfather says. A secret he must keep from his father. A tale of blood and madness . . . Nico is transported back to the Venice of 1943, an occupied city seething under its Nazi overlords, and to the defining moment of his grandfather's life: when Paolo's support for a murdered Jewish woman brings him into the sights of the city's underground resistance. Hooked and unsettled, Nico can't stop reading - but he soon wonders if he ever knew his beloved grandfather at all."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Family secrets > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Death > Fiction.
Nazis > Italy > Fiction.
Venice (Italy) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Italy > Venice.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.

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