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Publisher's Summary

The world is at war. A young man bravely kisses his weeping bride goodbye at the train station, leaving her all alone. Then the dreaded telegram, and a decision that nearly tears her apart...A little girl grows into womanhood, unaware of the forces that swirl around her past and her future.
©2006 Jennifer Roy; (P)2007 Recorded Books, LLC
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Critic Reviews

"What sets it apart is the lyricism of the narrative, and Syvia's credible childlike voice, maturing with each chapter, as she gains further understanding of the events around her." (Publishers Weekly)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Shannon on 04-15-15

Touching Story

Very well narrated and written book about what truly brings peace and happiness. What makes a family was defined in this book.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Linda on 01-26-09

Another Homecoming

I hate the ending, But I loved the book!!! Is there a Sequil? It needs it.

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