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A Bell for Adano  (w/Signed Card) by  John HERSEY - Signed First Edition - 1944 - from abookshop and

A Bell for Adano (w/Signed Card)

by HERSEY, John

Condition: Very Good +/Fine (Facsimile DW)

NY: Knopf, 1944. The true first edition of the book, bound in gray cloth, stamped in red and black. Fitted with a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly. The front panel and spine of the book have drawings in red. Nice copy of this Pulitzer Prize winning novel. 269 pp. Laid in is a 3" X 5" card signed by the author in 1992. . Signed Card. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Fine (Facsimile DW). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

A Bell for Adano is a film directed by Henry King starring John Hodiak and Gene Tierney. The film was adapted from the novel A Bell for Adano by John Hersey, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945. The story concerns Italian-American U.S. Army Major Joppolo, who is placed in charge of the town of Adano during the invasion of Sicily.


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