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The uncertain years

Author: Beryl Matthews
Publisher: Sutton : Severn House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As World War II breaks out, four friends consider the changes that war will mean. Tomboyish Becky plans to join the ATS, her neighbors Bob and Jim the navy and army respectively. Only Becky's brother Will is left out of the excitement; because of a slight physical disability, he is forced to stay behind. As the friends are separated, their youthful enthusiasm is tempered by the grim newspaper headlines and their own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Matthews
ISBN: 9780727868916 0727868918 9781847512284 1847512283
OCLC Number: 467758081
Description: 251 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Beryl Matthews.

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As World War II breaks out, four friends consider the changes that war will mean. Tomboyish Becky plans to join the ATS, her neighbors Bob and Jim the navy and army respectively. Only Becky's brother Will is left out of the excitement; because of a slight physical disability, he is forced to stay behind. As the friends are separated, their youthful enthusiasm is tempered by the grim newspaper headlines and their own experiences, and they will feel both joy and pain before the war is over.

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