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Gone to Soldiers

Marge Piercy, Justine Eyre (Narrated by)

MP3 CD

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/13/2015)
Mass Market (4/12/1988)
MP3 CD (10/18/2016)
Compact Disc (10/18/2016)
Compact Disc (10/18/2016)

Description

Epic in scope, Marge Piercy's sweeping novel encompasses the wide range of people and places marked by the Second World War. Each of her ten narrators has a unique and compelling story that powerfully depicts his or her personality, desires, and fears. Special attention is given to the women of the war effort, like Bernice, who rebels against her domineering father to become a fighter pilot, and Naomi, a Parisian Jew sent to live with relatives in Detroit, whose twin sister, Jacqueline-still in France-joins the resistance against Nazi rule. The horrors of the concentration camps; the heroism of soldiers on the beaches of Okinawa, the skies above London, and the seas of the Mediterranean; the brilliance of code breakers; and the resilience of families waiting for the return of sons, brothers, and fathers are all conveyed through powerful, poignant prose that resonates beyond the page. Gone to Soldiers is a testament to the ordinary people, with their flaws and inner strife, who rose to defend liberty during the most extraordinary times.

Tantor Audio, 9781515959748

Publication Date: October 18, 2016