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Zelda the Welder

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It is the winter of 1943. The United States, deep into World War II, relies upon women to help build war ships. Thinking this is more essential than typing legal briefs, twenty-year-old Zelda gets a job release to become an electric arc welder at Kearny Federal Shipyard. One day, she and car-pool buddy, Janice, are assigned to work on the top deck of a destroyer escort. ...more
Paperback, 370 pages
Published October 17th 2013 by Createspace (first published October 9th 2013)
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Oct 25, 2013 Roxanne rated it it was amazing
Zelda the Welder is the fictional account of Zelda, a young woman living during WWII. Zelda leaves her cushy job as a legal secretary to weld war ships in frigid weather at Kearny Federal Shipyard. While on the job, her best friend and car-pool buddy goes missing. Zelda is determined to find her despite the police thinking she is overreacting.

I loved this story. The book has just the right mix of suspense and nostalgia. I was not alive in 1943, but through wonderful imagery I felt I was there. I
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