From Sand and Ash Setting

Harmon, Amy
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Rosselli Villa

The Rosselli Villa is the principal setting for much of the first part of the novel. Angelo first comes here when sent by his father to live with Camillo, and first meets Eva here. The house itself is large and well appointed, sitting behind a wall on a large thoroughfare not far from Angelo's seminary. The villa also acts as a resting place for Jewish refugees fleeing south from the rest of Europe in the earlier years of the war. As the war continues and the scrutiny of the German police grows, Angelo grows fearful of the house becoming a target and advises his grandparents, Fabia and Santino, to vacate it in order to stay out of harm's way.

Church of Santa Cecilia

The Church of Santa Cecilia is Eva's home during her time in Rome and an important location for Jewish refugees. Home to a number...

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