Told through corresponding letters, this charming World War II tale celebrates the strength of friendship and solidarity of women in times of war. Glory is a young mother and wife in Massachusetts whose husband, Robert, is fighting in Europe. She reaches out to Rita, a wife and mother in Iowa, whose son and husband also are overseas. The women bond over gardening, cooking, and their endless anticipation for their loved ones' return from war. Glory and Rita create a raw, trusting friendship that will get them through breaking tests on their marriages and lives. This book is recommended to anyone who enjoys historical fiction and a little bit of chick lit.
Taylor W. / Marathon County Public Library
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