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First Time Solo.

Author: Iain Moloney
Publisher: Chicago : Freight Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A distinctive debut novel by a mature new voice sheds light on a previously neglected aspect of war, its casualties and victims, and those forces unleashed by a conflict that changed the world forever It''s 1943 and Jack Devine, a farmer''s son from the rural North of Scotland, is finally called up to the RAF. Jack dreams of becoming a pilot, breaking hearts, and returning home a hero. The realities of training are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moloney, Iain.
First Time Solo.
Chicago : Freight Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Moloney
ISBN: 9781908754622 1908754621
OCLC Number: 889675150
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; London. April 1943; Babbacombe, Devon. April --
July 1943; No. 29 EFTS Cliffe Pypard, Wiltshire. July --
August 1943; Inverayne, Aberdeenshire. August --
September 1943; Heaton Park, Manchester. September --
October 1943; RMS Queen Elizabeth, Atlantic Ocean. October 1943; Gratitude; Acknowledgements; Quotations.

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A gripping and ultimately deeply effecting literary debut, First Time Solo is more than a war story, it is a beautifully rendered portrait of men preparing for conflict and a society on the brink of  Read more...

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