Format:
Book
Author:
Cognetti, Paolo, 1978-
Title:
The eight mountains : a novel / Paolo Cognetti ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Atria Books, 2018.
Description:
215 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Pietro is a lonely boy living in Milan. With his parents becoming more distant each day, the only thing the family shares is their love for the Dolomites, the mountains that hug the northeastern border of Italy. While on vacation at the foot of the mountains, Pietro meets Bruno, an adventurous, spirited local boy. Together they spend many summers exploring the mountain's meadows and peaks and discover the similarities and differences in their lives, their backgrounds, and their futures. The two boys come to find the true meaning of friendship and camaraderie, even as their divergent paths in life-- Bruno's in the mountains, Pietro's in cosmopolitan cities across the world--test the strength and meaning of their connection.
Subjects:
Boys -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Dolomite Alps (Italy) -- Fiction.
Genre:
Bildungsromans.
Other Author:
Carnell, Simon, 1962-
Segre, Erica.
Other Title:
8 mountains
Notes:
Translated from the Italian.
ISBN:
9781501169885 (hardcover)
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Control Number:
250406
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