A GIFT FROM THE ENEMY, Eric Lamet.

A memoir of the author’s childhood spent in a remote mountain village in southern Italy during WWII revealing the hardships faced by foreign Jews in internal exile in Mussolini’s Italy, his mother’s valiant efforts to make a home for her son, as well as the struggles and even humor to be found as these city dwellers adjust to life in a primitive village that seems to have been left back in time. (Adams Media/Winter 2011)