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Peace (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Italy, near Cassino, in the terrible winter of 1944. An icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a reconnaissance mission up the side of a steep hill that they discover, before very long, to be a mountain. As they climb, the old man's indeterminate loyalties only add to the terror and confusion that engulf them. Peace is a feat of storytelling from one of America's most acclaimed novelists: a powerful look at the corrosiveness of violence, the human cost of war, and the redemptive power of mercy.

Synopsis:

A taut, poignant tale of war, trust, and salvation, "Peace" is a riveting contribution from one of America's most acclaimed novelists.

About the Author

This is Richard Bausch's eleventh novel. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Playboy, GQ, Harper's Magazine, and other publications and has been featured in numerous best-of collections, including The O. Henry Awards' Best American Short Stories, and New Stories from the South. He is chancellor of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and lives in Memphis, Tennessee, where he is Moss Chair of Excellence in the Writer's Workshop of the University of Memphis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307388582
Author:
Bausch, Richard
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Military
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.98x5.24x.57 in. .46 lbs.

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