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The eight mountains : a novel / Paolo Cognetti ; translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre.

Cognetti, Paolo, 1978- (author.). Carnell, Simon, 1962- (translator.). Segre, Erica, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 10 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC COG (Text) 35146002072544 Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501169885 (hc)
  • ISBN: 1501169882
  • Physical Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Otto montagne.
"Originally published in Italy in 2016 by Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a. Turin, under the title Le otto montagne."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
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 theirfutures. 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..
Subject: Coming of age > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.

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