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Home fires

Author: Elizabeth Day
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Max Weston, twenty-one and a newly commissioned lance corporal, leaves home for his first posting in central Africa. Fiercely patriotic and completely at home in the army, he is eager to make a difference. He never comes back. His parents Caroline and Andrew are devastated by the death of their only child. The overwhelming love Caroline has always felt for her son is now matched by the intensity of her loss, and as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Day
ISBN: 9781408828670 1408828677 9781408843550 1408843552
OCLC Number: 817260285
Description: 249 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Day.

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A stunning, delicate portrait of a family bookended by war, Home Fires explores the legacy of loss, the strictures of class and the long road to redemption  Read more...

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Elizabeth Day writes with unflinching, responsible honesty; I was inspired and enlightened by the deep humanity of Home Fires * <B>Sadie Jones Read more...

 
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