The Mysterious Giant of Barletta: An Italian Folktale
The giant statue that has always stood in front of the Church of San Sepolcro in Barletta is called upon to save the town from an army of a thousand men that is destroying all the towns and cities along the lower Adriatic coast.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JusticeEvans - LibraryThing
In Barletta, there is a large stone statue of a boy. When war comes to the town, all the people leave except Zia Concetta and the statue, which she wishes to life in order to aid in the protection of ... Read full review
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This is the story of Zia Concetta, the oldest wise woman in Barletta, a small coastal town in Italy, who must bring her wits to blossom when the town is threatened by marauders. She turns to the ... Read full review