New In Paperback

August 17, 2008|By From staff reports

Miracle at St. Anna :

By James McBride:

Riverhead / 307 pages / $15

James McBride's story of a Buffalo Soldier who befriends a 6-year-old Italian boy during World War II will hit the big screen next month under the direction of filmmaker Spike Lee. But until then, you can read the story in paperback. Inspired by real people and real events, the story tells of a group of black soldiers, cut off from their company, who find their humanity in a small Italian village.

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