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From the prize-winning novelist and world-renowned short story writer, recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award and the Academy Award from the Academy of Arts and Letters, a powerful novel about war, trust, and salvation that begs to be read in a single sitting.

Italy, near Cassino. The terrible winter of 1944. A dismal icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a reconnaissance mission up the side of a steep hill that they discover, before very long, to be a mountain. And the old man's indeterminate loyalties only add to the terror and confusion that engulf them on that mountain, where they are confronted with the horror of their own time - and then set upon by a sniper.

Taut and propulsive - with its spare language, its punishing landscape, and the keenly drawn portraits of the three young soldiers at its center - Peace is a feat of economy, compression, and imagination, a brutal and unmistakably contemporary meditation on the corrosiveness of violence, the human cost of war, and the redemptive power of mercy.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4084-7812-9 / 978-1-4084-7812-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers
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August 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-84887-084-1 / 978-1-84887-084-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tuskar Rock
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December 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Peace (Historical Fiction)
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4104-1170-2 / 978-1-4104-1170-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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April 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 0-307-26833-0 / 978-0-307-26833-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

December 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4084-7813-7 / 978-1-4084-7813-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Camden
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-84887-085-X / 978-1-84887-085-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Peace (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 0-307-38858-1 / 978-0-307-38858-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Audio Editions

June 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Peace: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4001-0768-7 / 978-1-4001-0768-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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June 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Peace: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4001-3768-3 / 978-1-4001-3768-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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June 2008 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Peace: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Bausch
ISBN: 1-4001-5768-4 / 978-1-4001-5768-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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June 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: Peace: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Bausch
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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April 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Peace
Author(s): Richard Bausch
Publisher: Vintage
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