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The postmistress

Author: Sarah Blake; Orlagh Cassidy; Penguin Audiobooks.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In London covering the Blitz with Edward R. Murrow, Frankie Bard meets a Cape Cod doctor in a shelter and promises that she'll deliver a letter for him when she finally returns to the United States. Filled with stunning parallels to today's world, "The Postmistress" is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women and of two countries torn apart by war.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Blake; Orlagh Cassidy; Penguin Audiobooks.
ISBN: 0143145444 9780143145448
OCLC Number: 502280602
Notes: Compact discs.
"In 1940, on the eve of the United States' entrance into World War II, Iris James, the postmistress of Franklin, a small town on Cape Cod, does the unthinkable: she doesn't deliver a letter. In London, American radio gal Frankie Bard is working with Edward R. Murrow, reporting on the blitz. One night in a bomb shelter, she meets a doctor from Cape Cod with a letter in his pocket. She vows to deliver the letter when she returns from Germany and France where she is to report on war refugees desperately trying to escape. The residents of Franklin think the war can't touch them; but as Frankie's radio broadcasts air, some know that the war is indeed coming. And when Frankie arrives at their doorstep, the two stories collide in a way no one could have foreseen"--Publisher's description.
Credits: Executive producer, Patti Pirooz ; producer, Josh Stanton.
Performer(s): Read by Orlagh Cassidy.
Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Sarah Blake.

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In London covering the Blitz with Edward R. Murrow, Frankie Bard meets a Cape Cod doctor in a shelter and promises that she'll deliver a letter for him when she finally returns to the United States. Filled with stunning parallels to today's world, "The Postmistress" is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women and of two countries torn apart by war.

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