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Young Wives
     

Young Wives

by Elaine Crowley
 

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Fergus is older than Sheila, in the British Army, and fond of his drink, but he loves her and Sheila doesn't hesitate when he proposes, although their marriage will mean leaving Dublin. In November 1961, Sheila finds herself and her twin baby girls with three other young women on their way to join their husbands stationed in Germany. The young women are plunged

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Fergus is older than Sheila, in the British Army, and fond of his drink, but he loves her and Sheila doesn't hesitate when he proposes, although their marriage will mean leaving Dublin. In November 1961, Sheila finds herself and her twin baby girls with three other young women on their way to join their husbands stationed in Germany. The young women are plunged into a very different life from the ones they have left. They become friends, sharing their worries, secrets, disappointments, and troubles. Elaine Crowley creates a community bound together by the special intimacy that comes when a group of people is thrown together far away from their homes and families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752848099
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
4.37(w) x 7.01(h) x 1.22(d)

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Meet the Author

Elaine Crowley lives in Port Talbot with her husband and has six children. She did not start writing until after her children had left home.

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