The officers' wives

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Doubleday, Mar 1, 1981 - Fiction - 645 pages
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Joanna, Amy, and Honor believes their future is shining and bright when each marries a West Point graduate in 1950. But reality replaces romance, and boredom replaces excitement, as each seeks fulfillment as a military wife.

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3 wives of 1950 West Point grads, their towns and fate. Vietnam *"Pursuit of Happiness too time consuming doesn't pay anything." Joanna, Amy, and Honor believes their future is shining and bright when ... Read full review


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THOMAS FLEMING is the author of more than forty novels and nonfiction books, including bestsellers such as The Officers' Wives, Time and Tide, and Liberty! The American Revolution. He is a frequent guest and contributor to NPR, PBS, A&E, and the History Channel. He was the principal commentator on the award-winning PBS documentary The Irish in America: Long Journey Home. A Fellow of the Society of American Historians, Fleming has served as chairman of the American Revolution Round Table and president of the American Center of P.E.N., the international writer's organization. He lives in New York City.