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The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara by David I. Kertzer
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Feb 24, 11

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Read in March, 2010

As history books goe, Mr. Kertzer is an exceptionally good writer, with lots of easy to read dramatic interest. Most historic writers can't write in a style that is so flowing, but this writer can do it. A great source of information of Jews and Christians in the 18th through early 19th Century Italy, as told through the story of one boy and his abduction by the then Pope.
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