A Bell for Adano - John Hersey

A Bell for Adano

By John Hersey

  • Release Date: 2016-05-31
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
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A Bell for Adano is a 1944 novel by John Hersey, the winner of the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel. It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that the Fascists had melted down for rifle barrels.