Canteen Dreams [NOOK Book]

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In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Audrey Stone wants to help in the war effort. But what's a young schoolteacher from Nebraska to do? When her community start a canteen at the train station, Audrey finds her place. She spends nearly every spare moment there, offering food and kidness to the soldiers passing through. Despite her busyness, Audrey does allow some time to get to know a handsome rancher. Willard Johnson worries about his brother who joined the navy to get off the ranch and see the world. When ...
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Canteen Dreams

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Overview

In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Audrey Stone wants to help in the war effort. But what's a young schoolteacher from Nebraska to do? When her community start a canteen at the train station, Audrey finds her place. She spends nearly every spare moment there, offering food and kidness to the soldiers passing through. Despite her busyness, Audrey does allow some time to get to know a handsome rancher. Willard Johnson worries about his brother who joined the navy to get off the ranch and see the world. When Willard's worst fear is confirmed, he feels he must avenge by enlisting himself. But will his budding relationship with Audrey weather the storms of war? Or will one of the many soldiers at the canteen steal her away from him?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616267179
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Truly Yours Digital Editions , #771
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 396,561
  • File size: 496 KB

Meet the Author

Cara C. Putman lives in Indiana with her husband and four children. She's an attorney and a ministry leader and teacher at her church. She has loved reading and writing from a young age and now realizes it was all training for writing books. An honors graduate of the University of Nebraska and George Mason University School of Law, Cara loves bringing history to life. She is a regular guest blogger at Generation Next Parenting and Writer Interrupted, as well as writing at her blog, The Law, Books & Life.
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  • Posted December 31, 2008

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    WWII History comes alive!

    Picture WWII in little 'ol North Platte, NE and all of a sudden train after train full of soldiers heading off to war start coming through and stopping in North Platte for about 10 minutes a stop. The residents of this western Nebraska town came together and started providing food, magazines, birthday cakes, stamps, and more for the soldiers (all for free). This went on for a long time. Cara Putman uses the canteen at the North Platte Depot as her back drop for the story of Audrey and Willard as they meet with the War raging in the background. Audrey volunteers at the canteen and Willard is a farmer's son who wants to do his part for the war - the only problem is that the army keeps telling him that his part is to stay home and farm... romance, history, and conflict - a wonderful debut novel from Cara.

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