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The orphan sisters

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First U.S. edition.

Two young sisters abandoned by their mother at an orphanage are released in the midst of World War II. Amid a devastating backdrop of screaming air-raid sirens and cold nights huddled in shelters, the sisters are desperate to put their broken childhoods behind them. But trouble lies ahead. Dorothy must bid good-bye to her devoted husband when he's sent to war, and Etty must nurse a broken heart as she falls in love with the one man she can never be with. Etty and Dorothy survived the orphanage with the help of each other and neither sister can forget the awful betrayal of their mother, which has haunted them their whole lives. But when a shocking secret about their painful childhood comes to light, will the sisters ever be the same again?

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  • ISBN: 9781538701348
  • ISBN: 1538701340
  • Physical Description: 354 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Forever, 2020.

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Two young sisters abandoned by their mother at an orphanage are released in the midst of World War II. Amid a devastating backdrop of screaming air-raid sirens and cold nights huddled in shelters, the sisters are desperate to put their broken childhoods behind them. But trouble lies ahead. Dorothy must bid good-bye to her devoted husband when he's sent to war, and Etty must nurse a broken heart as she falls in love with the one man she can never be with. Etty and Dorothy survived the orphanage with the help of each other and neither sister can forget the awful betrayal of their mother, which has haunted them their whole lives. But when a shocking secret about their painful childhood comes to light, will the sisters ever be the same again?
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > England > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.


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