Mare's War

Mare's War

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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Teens Octavia and Tali learn about strength, independence, and courage when they are forced to take a car trip with their grandmother, who tells about growing up Black in 1940s Alabama and serving in Europe during World War II as a member of the Women's Army Corps.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375857140
Branch Call Number: DAVIS
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 22 cm.


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Two girls are forced to take a road-trip with their flashy grandmother and learn about how, in her own rebellious youth, she lied about her age to join the Army during WW2.

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Jul 04, 2013

A really good read, and filled with many things I didn't know. Definitely a book I recommend!

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