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Author Giordano, Paolo, 1982- author.

Title Heaven and earth / Paolo Giordano ; English translation by Anne Milano Appel.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2020.


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Description 404 pages ; 24 cm
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Note "First published in Italy as Divorare il cielo by Giulio Einaudi editore, Turin, in 2018"--Title page verso.
"This translation originally published in Great Britain by Orion Books, an imprint of Hachette UK Limited, London, in 2020 ..."--Title page verso.
Summary "Every year, after her school in Turin closes for the summer holidays, Teresa follows her father to his childhood home in Puglia and endures weeks of relentless heat and boredom. But everything changes the summer she meets the three boys who live on the farm next door: Nicola; Tommaso; and strange, charismatic Bern-whom Teresa will love for the rest of her life. Raised like brothers, they are almost legendary figures in the community. They don't go to school, but instead live in a kind of commune led by Cesare, a charismatic teacher and father figure who believes in God, reincarnation, and the earth. With him, they share a complex, intimate, and seemingly unassailable bond. But as Teresa will discover as she grows up, things are not always what they seem, and her idyllic summers filled with endless afternoons making love to Bern among the reeds must one day come to an end. No bond is unbreakable, and as each of the boys--now growing into men--struggles to find his place in the world and to identify something that is worth believing in, their friendship will be tested to the breaking point."-- Provided by publisher.
Language In English. Translated from the Italian.
Subject Friendship -- Fiction.
Self-realization -- Fiction.
Puglia (Italy) -- Fiction.
Turin (Italy) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Added Author Appel, Anne Milano, translator.
Added Title Divorare il cielo. English
ISBN 9781984877314 hardcover $28.00
1984877313 hardcover $28.00
9781984877321 electronic book
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