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A War of Her Own: A World War II Novel Sylvia Dickey Smith

A War of Her Own: A World War II Novel

Sylvia Dickey Smith

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ISBN : 9781933987118
Paperback
280 pages
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A War of Her Own is a compelling World War II historical novel, set in Orange, Texas, in 1943, about a Texas version of Rosie the Riveter in search of happiness. In the summer of 1943, Orange, Texas, is a sleepy little town overrun with tens ofMoreA War of Her Own is a compelling World War II historical novel, set in Orange, Texas, in 1943, about a Texas version of Rosie the Riveter in search of happiness. In the summer of 1943, Orange, Texas, is a sleepy little town overrun with tens of thousands of new workers. With jobs galore at the wartime shipyards, the workers are rich with cash and looking for a good time.Bea Meade, mother of an infant son, finds her life shattered when her philandering husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. To make ends meet, Bea takes a job at a shipyard as a riveter. Meanwhile, she searches for the love missing in her life.Life is good for everyone in Orangeexcept Bea, who has to fight her own battles against a no-good husband, the prejudice facing women in the workplace, and the mysteries of her own past.Beas journey to discover who she really is, a vibrant woman of her times, serves up an entertaining story of the World War II homefront youll remember...