The Secret of Santa Vittoria: A Novel

By Robert Crichton
Read by Christopher Hurt

13.40 Hours 09/01/1997 unabridged
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Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent the Germans from locating and looting the town’s only treasure. A bestseller and the inspiration for the famous film starring Anthony Quinn, this warm, rich novel has already drawn thousands upon thousands into the exuberant and perilous life of Santa Vittoria, the little Italian town that stands alone against the German army to affirm, for all time and all people, the fundamental dignity of man.

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Summary

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A #1 New York Times Bestseller

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent the Germans from locating and looting the town’s only treasure.

A bestseller and the inspiration for the famous film starring Anthony Quinn, this warm, rich novel has already drawn thousands upon thousands into the exuberant and perilous life of Santa Vittoria, the little Italian town that stands alone against the German army to affirm, for all time and all people, the fundamental dignity of man.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Charming, horrifying, touching, and funny…Narrative gold.” Newsweek
“Will lift you up and fill your soul with delight.” Cleveland Plain Dealer
“This is comedy in the classical manner, with echoes all the way back to Don Quixote.” AudioFile
“[A] well written novel...The author’s skill as a writer comes through strongly.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Robert Crichton

Robert Crichton (1925–1993) an American novelist, served in the infantry during World War II and was wounded in 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. After the war he attended Harvard University on the GI Bill. His bestseller, The Great Imposter, was adapted into a successful film. His novel The Secret of Santa Vittoria was on the New York Times bestseller list for over fifty weeks, became an international bestseller, and was adapted into a Golden Globe–winning film of the same name in 1969.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 13.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English