Across the River and into the Trees
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Across the River and into the Trees

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Set in Venice at the close of World War II, "Across the River and into the Trees" is the bittersweet story of a middle-aged American colonel, scarred by war and in failing health, who finds love with a young Italian countess at the very moment when his life is becoming a physical hardship to him. It is a love so overpoewring and spontaneous that it revitalizes the man's spirit and encourages him to dream of a future, even though he knows that there can be no hope for long. Spanning a matter of hours, "Across the River and into the Trees" is tender and moving, yet tragic in the inexorable shadow of what must come.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 165 x 240 x 26.92mm | 534g
  • Prentice Hall & IBD
  • Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Scribner Classics ed.
  • 0684844648
  • 9780684844640
  • 75,110

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