Love and War in the Apennines

Love and War in the Apennines

Book - 1971
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As a fugitive from a POW camp in Northern Italy in 1943, Eric Newby spent three months hiding out in the forests and mountains south of the river Po. This story recounts his experiences and the invaluable aid given by the local people, especially the woman who became his life-long love.
Publisher: London, Eng. ; Hodder and Stoughton, [1971]
ISBN: 9780340105580
Characteristics: 221 pages :,ports ;,24 cm.


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Aug 28, 2015

This one is a bit different from most of Newby's travel books, perhaps less of a travel adventure and more a bit of personal history. Nevertheless, it bears the Newby characteristics of rich local colour, interesting characters and many laughs at his own expense.

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