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The whispers of war

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Large print edition.

In August of 1939, as Britain watches the headlines in fear of another devastating war with Germany, three childhood friends must choose between friendship or country. Erstwhile socialite Nora is determined to find her place in the Home Office's Air Raid Precautions Department; matchmaker Hazel tries to mask two closely guarded secrets with irrepressible optimism; and German expat Marie worries that she and her family might face imprisonment in an internment camp if war is declared. When Germany invades Poland and tensions on the home front rise, Marie is labeled an enemy alien, and the three friends find themselves fighting together to keep her free at any cost.

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  • ISBN: 9781432876531
  • ISBN: 1432876538
  • Physical Description: 527 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

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In August of 1939, as Britain watches the headlines in fear of another devastating war with Germany, three childhood friends must choose between friendship or country. Erstwhile socialite Nora is determined to find her place in the Home Office's Air Raid Precautions Department; matchmaker Hazel tries to mask two closely guarded secrets with irrepressible optimism; and German expat Marie worries that she and her family might face imprisonment in an internment camp if war is declared. When Germany invades Poland and tensions on the home front rise, Marie is labeled an enemy alien, and the three friends find themselves fighting together to keep her free at any cost.
Subject: Large type books.
Young women > England > Fiction.
Socialites > England > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Great Britain > Fiction.
Germans > Great Britain > Evacuation and relocation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
London (England) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Novels.


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