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Next to Love

(2011)
A novel by

 
'War . . . next to love, has most captured the world's imagination.' - Eric Partridge, British lexicographer, 1914

A story of love, war, loss, and the scars they leave, Next to Love follows the lives of three young women and their men during the years of World War II and its aftermath, beginning with the men going off to war and ending a generation later, when their children are on the cusp of their own adulthood.

Set in a small town in Massachusetts, the novel follows three childhood friends, Babe, Millie, and Grace, whose lives are unmoored when their men are called to duty. And yet the changes that are thrust upon them move them in directions they never dreamed possible - while their husbands and boyfriends are enduring their own transformations. In the decades that follow, the three friends lose their innocence, struggle to raise their children, and find meaning and love in unexpected places. And as they change, so does America - from a country in which people know their place in the social hierarchy to a world in which feminism, the Civil Rights movement, and technological innovations present new possibilities - and uncertainties. And yet Babe, Millie, and Grace remain bonded by their past, even as their children grow up and away and a new society rises from the ashes of the war.

Beautifully crafted and unforgettable, Next to Love depicts the enduring power of love and friendship, and illuminates a transformational moment in American history.

Genre: Historical Romance
 
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Hardback Editions

November 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Next to Love (Basic)
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 1-4104-4239-X / 978-1-4104-4239-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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July 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-8129-9271-7 / 978-0-8129-9271-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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July 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-679-64369-9 / 978-0-679-64369-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Next to Love: A Novel (Large Print Hardcover)
Author(s): ELLEN FELDMAN
ISBN: 1-61129-874-1 / 978-1-61129-874-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: SPIEGEL & GRAU
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-330-54451-9 / 978-0-330-54451-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-8129-8241-X / 978-0-8129-8241-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-330-54450-0 / 978-0-330-54450-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

May 2012 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 1-4450-1994-9 / 978-1-4450-1994-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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May 2012 : UK Audio CD
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 1-4450-1995-7 / 978-1-4450-1995-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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May 2012 : UK MP3 CD
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 1-4450-1996-5 / 978-1-4450-1996-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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May 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

May 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   

July 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

2000 : USA Audio CD
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Abby Craden (Nar Ellen Feldman (Author)
ISBN: 0-307-96725-5 / 978-0-307-96725-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
ISBN: 0-307-99672-7 / 978-0-307-99672-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Next to Love (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition): A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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October 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Next to Love
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Next to Love: A Novel
Author(s): Ellen Feldman
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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