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Corelli's mandolin

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14 CDs/ 17 1/2 hours Read by Also available unabridged on cassette. Newly released movie tie-in edition. The time -- fifty years ago. The setting -- the Greek Island of Cephallonia -- an idyllic world that is only slowly entering the twentieth century when the inexorable and transforming tide of World War II rolls onto its shores. Louis de Bernieres's stunning novel chronicles the lives of the people of Cephallonia as they contend with the Axis invasion and occupation, and the unexpected acts of God and man that shape their lives during the five decades that follow. It chronicles the days and nights of the island's inhabitants -- the widowed doctor, his brainy daughter and her innocent (or deadly) fisherman fiance, the wine-besotted priest, the gentle strongman giant, the ancient political debaters down at the tavern, and the uninvited newcomers: in particular, the reluctant head of the Italian garrison -- the charming, mandolin-playing Captain Corelli -- and his aide-de-camp, who harbors a well of secrets and shame. Corelli's Mandolin is a tale of human tenderness in an age of barbarism. Stephen Lang's film credits includeGettysburg, Tombstone,andThe Last Exit to Brooklyn. He starred on Broadway inHamletand appeared inA Few Good Men, Death of a Salesman,andSaint Joan.
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Grouped Work ID dedb0771-328b-3564-fdd2-76a4c1e56a93
full_title corelli s mandolin
author de bernières louis
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-20 04:19:47AM

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auth_author2 Lang, Stephen, 1952-
author De Bernières, Louis.
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available_at_santafe Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch
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display_description The people of a Greek island must contend with the barbarism of World War II and the unexpected forces that shape their lives in the years after.
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publishDate 1994
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cephalonia (Greece : Municipality) -- Fiction, Cephalonia (Greece : Municipality) -- History -- Fiction, Historical fiction, War stories, World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece -- Cephalonia (Municipality) -- Fiction
title_display Corelli's mandolin
title_full Corelli's mandolin / Louis De Bernières, Corelli's mandolin [sound recording] / Louis De Bernieres
title_short Corelli's mandolin
topic_facet Audiobooks, History, World War, 1939-1945