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Dear Mrs. Bird

Pearce, A. J. (Amanda-Jane), author. Book on CD - 2018 BOCD Fiction, Adult BOCD / Nonfiction / Historical / Pearce, A. J. 2 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4 out of 5

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Call Number: BOCD Fiction, Adult BOCD / Nonfiction / Historical / Pearce, A. J.
On Shelf At: Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch

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Compact discs.
Read by Anna Popplewell.
London 1940, bombs are falling. Emmy 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 seem suddenly achievable. But the job turns out to be typist to the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed, but gamely bucks up and buckles down.


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life in London in the 40's submitted by kerstinrh on August 20, 2018, 8:24pm This book follows a woman, Emmy, who dreams of becoming a war correspondent but ends up in a job reading 'women's issue' letters from readers and determining which ones to pass along to her editor to answer at a women's magazine. The book follows her life with her friendships, relationships and life in London during the war. She also works as a dispatcher at the fire station when she is not at the women's magazine so there is a fair amount about the war and Hitler in this book. I never felt all that attached to the characters and found the book kind of boring at times. The most interesting part for me was when the author discussed how she came about writing this book at the end of the audio book.

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New York : distributed by Recorded Books, [2018]
Year Published: 2018
Description: 8 audio discs (10 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Language: English
Format: Book on CD


Popplewell, Anna, 1988-

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