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Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HUG

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo is taking his Benjamin on a trip to Rome to learn the city's history (and keep him from failing fifth grade), but when they arrive they are immediately pulled into the investigation of the "ghost" of a gladiator that seems to be haunting the Colosseum and scaring tourists away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

Woodhouse, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Campbell, Karen

Summary: "Trapped in Tuscany as war rages along the Gothic Line, Vittoria Guidi doesn't understand where her allegiances should lie. With her Scots-Italian father or Fascist mother? With Mussolini, or her King? With the life she wants, or is told to live? As Germans occupy the mountains surrounding Barga and American Buffalo soldiers draw near, loyalties are tested and families torn apart. Frank Chapel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Leon, Donna.

Summary: A socialite asks Guido Brunetti to investigate a murder that happened in the underworld surrounding southern Italy's garbage dumping grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: M Leo

Ammaniti, Niccol,̣

Summary: The economically depressed village of Varrano, where Cristiano Zena lives with his hard-drinking, out-of-work father, Rino, is a world away from the picturesque towns of travel brochure Italy. So when Rino and is cronies come up with a plan to reverse their fortunes, Cristiano wonders if maybe their lives are poised for deliverance after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMM

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt only the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they find protection from a gang of Venetian street children and their leader, the Thief Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FUN

Leon, Donna.

Summary: In a mystery that offers an unexpected take on life in contemporary Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti plunges into the Venetian underworld of illegal African immigrants as he investigates after a street vendor is killed in a scuffle.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M Leon,

Leon, Donna

Summary: An accident involving the father of a boy suspected of doing drugs finds Commissario Guido Brunetti pursuing a series of false and contradictory leads before uncovering a long-standing scam and unleashing unintentional consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Paris, Harper

Summary: In Venice, Italy, second graders Ethan and Ella hope to find a stolen gondola and a hidden mosaic before their parents realize they are missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

Burt, Marissa

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Christa's plans for her favorite holiday are derailed when her parents announce their divorce and Christa spends Christmas in Europe with her mom, but even though her dad remains in Chicago, he sends Christa on a scavenger hunt made up of dares that send her all over Florence, Paris, and London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Sullivan, Mark T.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Based on a true story, Pino Lella is forced to enlist as a German soldier and recruited to become the personal driver for Hitler's left hand in Italy. 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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Evans, Richard Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Eva

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EVA

McBride, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Leon, Donna

Summary: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in "Death at La Fenice," Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEO

Watkins, Paul

Summary: After barely surviving his tour as a mountaineer in the Italian Alps of the Second World War, William Bromley settled down and made a quiet life for himself: teaching history at a London boarding school, reading, a few drinks at the pub on Friday nights. That all ends when a soldier from William's mountain regiment reappears, calling in a bargain struck during the war. William must return to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Rivière, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: The year is 1570, and in the convent of Santa Caterina, in the Italian city of Ferrara, noblewomen find space to pursue their lives under God's protection. But any community, however smoothly run, suffers tremors when it takes in someone by force. And the arrival of Santa Caterina's new novice sets in motion a chain of events that will shake the convent to its core.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: The day gets off to a bad start: trying to break up a fight on Marinella beach, Montalbano hits the wrong man and is stopped by the Carabinieri. At the office, the inspector learns about a strange abduction: a woman was abducted, drugged, and then released unharmed a few hours later. A few days later, the same thing happens again. The only link: both women are thirty years old and work in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CAM

Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: "Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Dibdin, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Dibdin

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: 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 young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BOH

Adam, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA