War Song

Paperback | June 1, 2014

byJames Riordan

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The Great War is raging in France and for girls like Florence and Dorothy it's a liberating time . . . but also a dangerous one. As Dorothy risks her life working in the local munitions factory, Florence dreams of becoming a nurse - but when her wish comes true and she heads off to France tonurse the soldiers, she realizes that her dream is actually a living nightmare. But Dorothy is determined to help as many soldiers as she can, no matter what side they're on, and if she can't, she'll die trying . . .This outstanding story is full of raw emotion and a real sense of the enormous hardship faced by men and women during the First World War.

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The Great War is raging in France and for girls like Florence and Dorothy it's a liberating time . . . but also a dangerous one. As Dorothy risks her life working in the local munitions factory, Florence dreams of becoming a nurse - but when her wish comes true and she heads off to France tonurse the soldiers, she realizes that her d...

James Riordan was born in Portsmouth in 1936 and grew up there during the war. After he left school he worked as a postman, a barman, a crate stacker, a railway clerk, and a double bass player before doing his National Service in the RAF, where he learnt Russian. After demobilization he gained degrees from Birmingham, London, and Mosco...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192737996

ISBN - 13:9780192737991

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