Grand Central

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Grand Central

Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion

By Melaine Benjamin; Jenna Blum; Amanda Hodgkinson

Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425272022, 356pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2014

"A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform..."
"A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother..."
"A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room..."
On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.
Now, ten bestselling authors inspired by this iconic landmark have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal....
Featuring stories from
Melanie Benjamin, "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Aviator's Wife"
Jenna Blum, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Those Who Save Us"
Amanda Hodgkinson, "New York Times" bestselling author of "22 Britannia Road"
Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of "The Ambassador's Daughter"
Sarah Jio, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Blackberry Winter"
Sarah McCoy, bestselling author of "The Baker's Daughter"
Kristina McMorris, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Bridge of Scarlet Leaves"
Alyson Richman, bestselling author of "The Lost Wife"
Erika Robuck, critically acclaimed author of "Hemingway's Girl"
Karen White, "New York Times" bestselling author of "After the Rain"
With an Introduction by
Kristin Hannah, #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Home Front.

About the Author

JENNA BLUM is the New York Times bestselling author of The Stormchasers. Jenna is of German and Jewish descent and spent four years working for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation, interviewing Holocaust survivors. She teaches fiction for Grub Street Writers. Please visit Jenna at, on Facebook and on Twitter: @jenna_blum.