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Publisher's Summary

Santa Vittoria is a fictional town, still remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, where 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 - its fabulous wine cellars.

A best seller 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 and its affirmation of the fundamental dignity of man.

©1966 Robert Crichton (P)1996 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"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)

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Literally forgot the narrator was there - best I’ve ever heard. Creativity and consistency kept the story completely cohesive. I always knew which character was speaking because he was so distinct and consistent.

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Great listening!

Thoroughly enjoyed the story! The narrator did an awesome job!! Time to find another.

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The Italians are just cool.

Romance, history, passion, culture, hope loss and of course victory. It's all here. just a good story. l even learned a few things.

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  • 08-10-21

Secret of Santa Vittoria

I absolutely loved this audio book. Saw the film years ago and loved that too.