Freddy's War

August 3, 2011|
Freddy's War by Judy Schultz
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Winner of the 2012 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize
Shortlisted for the 2012 Edmonton Public Library Alberta Readers'' Choice Award

In 1941, a young man imagines thrilling battles and heroic acts when he lies about his age and joins the army. Assigned to the Winnipeg Grenadiers, part of the Canadian army in Hong Kong, Freddy McKee becomes a prisoner of war six weeks after arriving in Hong Kong.

Five years pass and Freddy finally returns home from the war, but three women—Joanna Keegan, her daughter Hope, and the beautiful and mysterious Su Li—feel echoes of Freddy’s ordeal in each of their lives. For Freddy, the memory of war is a heavier burden than the weapon he once carried. Freddy must fight to survive in a world that has left him behind.

Judy Schultz is an award-winning author of 12 books, including Looking for China: Travels on a Silk Road; Mamie''s Children: Three Generations of Prairie Women; Nibbles and Feasts, a Book of Eating; Jean Pare: Appetite for Life, and Freddy''s War. She also co-authored The Food Lover''s Guide to Alberta, Volumes 1 and 2. Judy divides h...
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Title:Freddy's War
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:264 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.69 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.69 in
Published:August 3, 2011
Publisher:Brindle & Glass Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897142554

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