The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara

The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara

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Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg. 

A National Book Award Finalist

The extraordinary story of how the vatican's imprisonment of a six-year-old Jewish boy in 1858 helped to bring about the collapse of the popes' worldly power in Italy.

Bologna: nightfall, June 1858. A knock sounds at the door of the Jewish merchant Momolo Mortara. Two officers of the Inquisition bust inside and seize Mortara's six-year-old son, Edgardo. As the boy is wrenched from… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (December 30, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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