Innocent War (Revised Edition)
Behind an Immigrant's Past Series Book 1
HOLLYWOOD BOOK FESTIVAL 2009 HONORABLE MENTION AND # 16 ON THE CYRUS WEBB’S CONVERSATIONS BOOK CLUB TOP 50 NON-FICTION TITLES FOR 2009
Based on the taped memoirs Susan Violante received from her Italian Immigrant father, Nino; Innocent War is a boy’s adventure showing a child’s point of view through the war’s hardships, dangers, and tragedies of WWII, combined with his own humor, innocence, and awakening as he grows up. “Violante’s retelling of Nino’s incredible life grips the reader from the first page…It’s a wonderful book!” —Penny Warner Author of How to Crash a Killer Bash, among many others. “Loved the heart felt very personal account of a well-known event that brings so much meaning to the historical context. It is an important, but often forgotten part of the War.” —Anna Morrison, High School History teacher at SMCA – Austin, TX.
Format: 6 x 9 Black & White Paperback, 233 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Apr 25, 2011)
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars
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