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The Major's Daughter

(2014)
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Like Snow Falling on Cedars, a stirring tale of wartime love

April, 1944. The quiet rural village of Stark, New Hampshire is irrevocably changed by the arrival of 150 German prisoners of war. And one family, unexpectedly divided, must choose between love and country.

Camp Stark is under the command of Major John Brennan, whose beautiful daughter, Collie, will serve as translator. Educated at Smith and devoted to her widowed father, Collie is immediately drawn to Private August Wahrlich, a peaceful poet jaded by war. As international conflict looms on the home front, their passion blinds them to the inevitable dangers ahead.

Inspired by the little-known existence of a real World War II POW camp, The Major's Daughter is a fresh take on the timeless theme of forbidden love.

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"A tremendous novel, rich and complex, about war and peace, love and almost, almost unbearable longing. It took my breath away." - Luanne Rice


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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Major's Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): J P Francis
ISBN: 0-452-29869-5 / 978-0-452-29869-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Major's Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): J P Francis
Publisher: Plume
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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