How do I find this book!?

A long time ago I read this book called Century that was amazing! Because of the name it’s impossible to find online and I need to find the author. It’s a story that follows two brothers from Italy. One goes to prison and the other comes to America and becomes a banker. Does anyone know details about this book?

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  • Tina
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Lib.rare.ian has given you the answer. If in future you want to find a book when you only have the title put the title into inverted commas "Century" and add the word novel.

    I did that and it came up at once.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Century is a New York Times best-selling novel, written by Fred Mustard Stewart and published in 1981.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_(novel)

  • 28AKO
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    have you check your local library to see if they have it there

  • Speed
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    You're right, there are so many books with this as their title, or part of their title.

    Can you remember what decade you read the book? That will rule out anything published after that.

    Hardcover or paperback? Written for adult readers? Any other details that aren't major but have stuck with you?

    Armed with that, you can try any of these:

    https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/185-what-s-th... is a Goodreads group with searchable discussion posts and thousands of questions and answers.

    http://www.librarything.com/groups/namethatbook is a large Library Thing group, many of them librarians, who help solve title mysteries.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/whatsthatbook/ is an enormous thread of users trying to help others remember book titles. Said to be good for scifi and fantasy, and for frequently-sought titles.

    http://forums.abebooks.com/discussions/AbeBookscom... is AbeBooks, where it's mostly booksellers helping us find forgotten titles.

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