I Gave My Heart to Know this

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Wheeler Pub., 2011 - Fiction - 533 pages
35 Reviews
In January 1944, Grace Anderson, Lena Maki, and Lena's mother, Violet, have joined the growing ranks of women working for the war effort. Though they find satisfaction in their jobs at a Wisconsin shipyard, it isn't enough to distract them from the anxieties of wartime or their fears for the men they love. When shattering news arrives from the front, the lives of the three women are pitched into turmoil.

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Her research process shows in the best way. - Goodreads
Too many characters muddled the plot. - Goodreads
The plot is interesting, despite the rid - Goodreads
The ending was abrupt. - Goodreads
The ending felt forced. - Goodreads
It moved at a good pace and kept you intrigued. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Andi - Goodreads

I was disappointed in this book. The writing between the present and past is disjointed and there was way too much detail. It may be my mood and that lately I've read so many WWII books, but I simply ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristen Caldwell - Goodreads

I loved this book. Pure and simple. It made me think of my grandparents (born 1925 like the twins in the book) and what they went through during the war. It made me recall stories my grandpa told me ... Read full review

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