Dear Mrs. Bird : a novel (图书, 2019) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Dear Mrs. Bird : a novel

Dear Mrs. Bird : a novel

著者: A J Pearce
出版商: New York : Scribner, 2019. ©2018
版本/格式:   打印图书 : 小说 : 英语 : First Scribner trade paperback edition查看所有的版本和格式
提要:
"London, 1940. Emmeline 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 suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed,  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Humorous fiction
War fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
附加的形体格式: Online version:
Pearce, A.J . (Amanda-Jane) author.
Dear Mrs. Bird.
New York : Scribner, 2018
(DLC) 2018014770
材料类型: 小说
文档类型 图书
所有的著者/提供者: A J Pearce
ISBN: 9781501170072 1501170074
OCLC号码: 1125168075
注释: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Picador"--Title page verso
Includes discussion questions.
描述: 281, 2 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
责任: A J Pearce.

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"London, 1940. Emmeline 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 suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed, but gamely bucks up and buckles down. Mrs. Bird is very clear: letters containing any Unpleasantness must go straight in the bin. But when Emmy reads poignant notes from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong men, or who can't bear to let their children be evacuated, she is unable to resist responding. As the German planes make their nightly raids, and London picks up the smoldering pieces each morning, Emmy secretly begins to write back to the readers who have poured out their troubles"--
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