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The cherry harvest : a novel / Lucy Sanna.

Sanna, Lucy, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC SANNA, LUCY (Text) 33946003114829 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062343637
  • ISBN: 9780062343635
  • Physical Description: 326, 8 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First William Morrow paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2016.

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General Note: Subtitle from cover.
Includes P.S. insights, interviews, & more. About the author: meet Lucy Sanna -- About the book: writing from a sense of place and questions for discussion.
Summary, etc.: The war has taken a toll on the Christiansen family. With food rationed and money scarce, Charlotte struggles to keep her family well fed. Her teenage daughter, Kate, raises rabbits to earn money for college and dreams of becoming a writer. Her husband, Thomas, struggles to keep the farm going while their son, and most of the other local men, are fighting in Europe. When their upcoming cherry harvest is threatened, strong-willed Charlotte helps persuade local authorities to allow German war prisoners from a nearby camp to pick the fruit. But when Thomas befriends one of the prisoners, a teacher named Karl, and invites him to tutor Kate, the implications of Charlotte's decision become apparent -- especially when she finds herself unexpectedly drawn to Karl. So busy are they with the prisoners that Charlotte and Thomas fail to see that Kate is becoming a young woman, with dreams and temptations of her own -- including a secret romance with the son of a wealthy, war-profiteering senator. And when their beloved Ben returns home, bitter and injured, bearing an intense hatred of Germans, Charlotte's secrets threaten to explode their world.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons > Fiction.
Convict labor > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Prisoners of war > Germany.
Prisoners of war > United States.
Soldiers > Germany > Fiction.
Farm life > Fiction.
Wisconsin > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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