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Four freedoms

Author: John Crowley
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the early years of the 1940s, as the nation's young men ship off to war, the call goes out for builders of the machinery necessary to defeat the enemy. To this purpose, a city has sprung up seemingly overnight in the windswept fields of Oklahoma: the Van Damme airplane factory, a gargantuan complex dedicated to the construction of the B-30 Pax, the largest bomber ever built. Some men, but mostly women, many of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crowley, John, 1942-
Four freedoms.
New York : William Morrow, ©2009
(OCoLC)649244636
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Crowley
ISBN: 9780061231506 0061231509
OCLC Number: 262884360
Description: 389 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Crowley.
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In the early years of the 1940s, as the nation's young men ship off to war, the call goes out for builders of the machinery necessary to defeat the enemy. To this purpose, a city has sprung up seemingly overnight in the windswept fields of Oklahoma: the Van Damme airplane factory, a gargantuan complex dedicated to the construction of the B-30 Pax, the largest bomber ever built. Some men, but mostly women, many of whom have never operated a rivet gun or held a screwdriver, flock to this place eager to earn, to grow, to do their part. Many are away from home for the very first time, enticed by the opportunity to be something more than wife and homemaker. In the middle of nowhere they will live, work, and earn their own money, fearing for the safety of their absent fighting men as the world around them changes forever.--From publisher's description.

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