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Gi brides : The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. / Duncan Barrett.

Barrett, Duncan. (Author). Rodrigues, Tânia. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780062362148 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tania Rodrigues.
Summary, etc.: They left everything behind to follow their hearts. . . . True stories that illuminate the experiences of British war brides in America after World War IIAmerican soldiers stationed in the UK came away winning more than just a war, they also won the hearts of young women across Britain. At the end of World War II, more than 70,000 GI brides followed the men they'd married-men they barely knew-to begin a new life in the United States. Meet four of these women:Sylvia Bradley, a loyal, bright-eyed optimistRae Brewer, a resourceful, quick-witted tomboyMargaret Boyle, an English beauty who faced down every challengeGwendolyn Rowe, a brave woman ahead of her timeThough all made the bold choice to leave family and the world they knew, the journey each experienced was unique-ranging from romantic to heartbreaking.Fascinating and unforgettable, GI Brides pays homage to these brave women, propelled by love and hope, who embarked on an...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 312304 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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