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  • 24 of 38 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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3 current holds with 38 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC PEARCE DEA (Text) 34207002170893 Adult Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F PEA (Text) 37521530892555 AMPL Adult Fiction Checked out 11/08/2018
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F PEARCE A.J. (Text) 34706001611757 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/22/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC PEA (Text) 36803001059604 FICTION Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch FIC PEA (Text) 36804000270028 FICTION Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC PEARCE (Text) 79361000109244 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC PEARCE A (Text) 33118000185696 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton PEA (Text) 36806002087862 NEW ITEMS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F PEARCE (Text) 78321000027950 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC PEARCE DEA (Text) 34304000905476 Adult - Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501170065
  • ISBN: 1501170066
  • Physical Description: 281 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
"London, 1940. Emmeline Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed, but gamely bucks up and buckles down. Mrs. Bird is very clear: letters containing any Unpleasantness must go straight in the bin. But when Emmy reads poignant notes from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong men, or who can't bear to let their children be evacuated, she is unable to resist responding. As the German planes make their nightly raids, and London picks up the smoldering pieces each morning, Emmy secretly begins to write back to the readers who have poured out their troubles."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Advice columnists > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > England > London > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Coming of Age.
FICTION / Humorous.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War stories.
Historical fiction.
War fiction.

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