He didn't go alone. With him was a nine-year-old girl with a great mass of dark hair and deep dark eyes. Her name was Vita.
Excerpted from Vita by Melania G. Mazzucco. Copyright © 2003 by Melania G. Mazzucco. Translation © 2005 by Virginia Jewiss. Published in September 2005 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.
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