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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"--
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Subject: England London
World War, 1939-1945 England London Fiction
Female friendship Fiction
Advice columnists Fiction
World War (1939-1945)
Genre: Electronic books.
War stories.
Historical fiction.

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Dear Mrs. Bird : A Novel
Dear Mrs. Bird : A Novel
by Pearce, A. J.
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Dear Mrs. Bird : A Novel

AJ Pearce grew up in Hampshire, England. She studied at the University of Sussex and Northwestern University. A chance discovery of a 1939 women's magazine became the inspiration for her international bestseller, Dear Mrs. Bird , the first novel in The Emmeline Lake Chronicles series. She lives in the south of England.


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