Virginia's War: Tierra, Texas 1944

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Vire Press, L.L.C., Feb 1, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
12 Reviews
Virginias War is the poignant novel of a small Texas town where, during WWII in 1944, there was a bit of tarnish on the patriotic bunting and not everyone was eager to join up for the fight. It was there one morning that unexpectedly-pregnant Virginia Sullivan read in her fathers newspaper that she supposedly had eloped with a soldier who had already gone off to the war, an awkward thing, since he didn't know anything about it. This first book of the French Letters trilogy is the tale of one womans home front folded into the story of a town that is happy for its war bride because of her familys generous dabbling in the black market of war rations until the government pokes into their affairs.

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Review: Virginia's War (French Letters #1)

User Review  - J. Keith - Goodreads

In this, the first book in Jack Woodville London's French Letters series, you will see how literary fiction is done. This book reminds me a bit of “Home Fires Burning” by Bob Inman. From this book it ... Read full review

Review: Virginia's War (French Letters #1)

User Review  - Darlene Jones - Goodreads

I enjoyed French Letters for it's unique take on WWII. Here we see the war and rationing and evasion of rationing through the eyes and actions of the adults and youngsters of small town USA. The story ... Read full review

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