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The Winter War : a novel

Author: William Durbin
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Russian troops invade Finland during the winter of 1939-40, Marko, a young polio victim determined to keep his homeland free, joins the Finnish Army as a messenger boy.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Proofs (Printing)
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Durbin
ISBN: 9780385746526 0385746520 9780385908894 038590889X
OCLC Number: 122261538
Description: 231 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreward --
The watchtower --
Amid the ruins --
Shelter from the storm --
The funeral sled --
The road to Savolahti --
The train to Sweden --
The hospital --
The lieutenant's breakfast --
Just the way it is --
The soup cannon --
Spark duty --
Special delivery --
A cocktail for Comrade Molotov --
The woodpile and the foxhole --
The sauna tent --
A bloodred sky --
The wrath of God --
Fire in the sky --
War booty --
Letters home --
Christmas on the Front --
Belaya Smert --
The field telephone --
A frozen hell --
The naked truth --
Red Shoes, or sheep to the slaughter --
The line will hold --
A watery grave --
Cease-fire --
The drag --
The climb --
The hospital room --
The reporter --
Flags unfurled --
Afterword --
Winter War sources for further study --
Acknowledgements --
About the author.
Responsibility: William Durbin.
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When Russian troops invade Finland during the winter of 1939-40, Marko, a young polio victim determined to keep his homeland free, joins the Finnish Army as a messenger boy.

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