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The Care and Management of Lies (Digital Audiobook)

By Jacqueline Winspear, Josie Dunn (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 6, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/30/2014)
Paperback (6/30/2015)
Hardcover (7/1/2014)
Paperback, Large Print (7/15/2014)
Compact Disc (7/1/2014)
Compact Disc (7/1/2014)

July 2014 Indie Next List

“In this poignant portrait of the lives of two friends during the Great War, Winspear draws on her skill as a storyteller to illustrate the changes and opportunities these years brought to women. Kezia and Thea both had thoughts of being teachers, but the former marries Thea's brother, a farmer, and the latter becomes a suffragist and pacifist. Both women grow and change with their circumstances, and, like many stories of the Great War, this one is not without tragedy.”
— Raul Chapa, Book People, Austin, TX
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Description

July 1914: the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained — by Thea’s passionate embrace of women’s suffrage, and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea’s brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia’s responsibility. They must all find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil.