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A collection of letters from a housewife in Ohio to her husband serving overseas during World War II. Basis for the film "Since You Went Away."
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Published 1943 by Whittlesey House
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Margaret Buell Wilder put together this series of letters she wrote to her husband while he was serving overseas during World War II, and what a treat it is to see into a homefront life as it is being lived. Some of the letters are funny, some heartbreaking in their loneliness, all wonderful.
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