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By Carlo Sgorlon,Jessie Bright

ISBN-10: 0934977623

ISBN-13: 9780934977623

"Army of the misplaced Rivers" — winner of the Premio Strega — is predicated at the come upon among the Friulans and the Cossacks during this little-known tragedy of worldwide warfare II. in the summertime of 1944 a Cossack military entire with its dependents - ladies, childrens, and the elderly, besides horses, camels, tents, and icons - descended on Friuli. In trade for assisting the Germans opposed to the crimson military, the Germans had promised them this quarter in mountainous, northeastern Italy as a brand new native land, after which the Germans deserted either the invading Cossacks and the local Friulans to their negative fates.

Against this alpine backdrop, underneath the nightly bombing flights of the Flying Fortresses and among the backing out Germans and the advancing americans, townspeople, partisans and Cossacks are stuck in an ominous web.

Carlo Sgorlon used to be born in 1930 in Cassacco, Udine. He studied on the Normale di Pisa, and now lives a really deepest lifestyles in Udine. His works comprise, between others, Luna colour ametista (1971), Il vento nel vigneto (1973), Il trono di legno (1973, winner of the Premio Campiello, released in English because the wood Throne by means of Italica Press), Gli dei torneranno (1977), l. a. carrozza di rame (1979), L'armata dei fiumi perduti (1985, winner of the Premio Strega) and l. a. grand foibe (1992). Carlo Sgorlon's fact mirrors his fiction: a reclusive existence in Friuli's geographical region, ignoring or demanding smooth industrialized society. He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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