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Presentation book crows of Erto e Casso Vajont entries, Asiago

Friday 20/4/2012

I Corvi di Erto e CassoPresentation book " crows of Erto e Casso Vajont entries ", Asiago, Friday April 20, 2012

Friday April 20, 2012, at the Conference Hall of the Asiago mountain community at 18:00 hours, will take place the presentation of the book "crows of Erto e Casso", written by Armando Gervasoni.

The presentation of this text will be entrusted to Dr. Giancarlo Bortoli, historian and writer who lives on the ' Asiago plateau; will also be present as guest Stefano Ferrio, journalist and writer, and Lecturer.

Forty years ago, on November 17, 1968, the young journalist Armando Gervasoni Vicenza talent just 35 years dies in a car accident;  his book "the crows of Erto e Casso" remains an fundamental text for understanding the Vajont disaster.

Book " crows of Erto e Casso ":

A reconstruction of ' era, a gallery of characters carved with the photographic precision of reporter. A vivid, painful choral story chapter sadly exemplary in the history of our country.

A witness tells and prophesies the Vajont disaster before the October 9, 1963 caused over 2,000 deaths between Longarone and its surroundings.

This witness is precisely the ' author Armando Gervasoni; the role of reporter allows you to follow live " " the construction of the great dam commissioned by società elettrica Sade, expressing in the pages of his novel the anxieties, fears, doubts and suspicions raised by the construction of a ' work of colossal proportions.

The novel, " crows of Erto e Casso " ("entries from the Vajont"), sees the light only now, nearly 50 years from a disaster lettering impressed in the country's history for reasons linked to ' neglect, mismanagement of public affairs, more exploitation of rash ' environment and its resources.



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