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Beneath a scarlet sky : a novel /

by Sullivan, Mark T [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 513 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781503943377; 1503943372.Subject(s): Lella, Giuseppe, 1926- -- Fiction | Lella, Giuseppe -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Fiction | FICTION / Biographical | FICTION / Historical | FICTION / Literary | World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Fiction | Italy -- History -- German occupation, 1943-1945 -- Fiction | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction | Italy -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Fiction | Historical fiction | Biographical fiction | Historical fiction | Biographical fiction | War fiction | Biographical fiction | Historical fiction | FictionSummary: In 1940s Italy, teenager Pino Lella joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps and falls for a beautiful widow, he also becomes the personal driver of one of the Third Reich's most powerful commandersSummary: Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager--obsessed with music, food, and girls--but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier--a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler's left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich's most mysterious and powerful commanders. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share.
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Fiction Fiction New Shelf FIC - Sul Ben (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/20/2018
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In 1940s Italy, teenager Pino Lella joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps and falls for a beautiful widow, he also becomes the personal driver of one of the Third Reich's most powerful commanders

Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager--obsessed with music, food, and girls--but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier--a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler's left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich's most mysterious and powerful commanders. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share.

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