Seven Stars  in the Window by Allen MurphySeven Stars  in the Window by Allen Murphy

Seven Stars in the Window

byAllen Murphy

Paperback | January 4, 2017

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Becoming an Army wife at 18, surviving multiple assignments, thirteen pregnancies, and a bad heart by the time she was 43, Louise faced the nearly overwhelming task of keeping her family together after the death of her husband and the departure of seven of her sons to combat overseas in World War II. Her letters, recently found in an attic, tell a terrible tale of illness, worry, and family problems set against the unfolding history of war.

This book was transcribed and edited by Louise’s grandson, LTC (ret) Allen V. Murphy. Louise raised him from his fourth to ninth year, nearly a thirteenth child according to his aunts and uncles.

Lieutenant Colonel Allen V.D. Murphy, US Army retired, was born in 1944 and is mentioned in the letters as "the baby". He lived at his grandmother's house as a "thirteenth" child until he was nearly ten. The house was full of military memorabilia and his father and uncles were a constant inspiration. He graduated from the University of...
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Title:Seven Stars in the WindowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.67 inPublished:January 4, 2017Publisher:Allen V. MurphyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1946446386

ISBN - 13:9781946446381

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