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Evie's War

Evie's War (Paperback)

By Mackenzie, Anna

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hey offered up the innocence of a generation . . . Evie is 18, straight out of school and excited by the prospect of a tour of Europe. Instead, she finds herself immersed in war; first in the Home Counties - where the young New Zealander is confronted not only by society's res...trictions and her family's expectations, but by the burgeoning women's rights movement - then as a VAD nurse tending injured soldiers in a local hospital. After personal tragedy changes the course of her life, Evie impulsively travels to Belgium, experiencing first-hand the shambolic horrors in a Casualty Clearing Station just 10 km behind the Front Lines. War, at first distant, becomes increasingly personal. When her health gives out, Evie returns to England and a new battle: that of meshing her hard won independence and experience with the still Edwardian attitudes of her family. From where can she find strength for love and the resilience to face the future? A heartbreaking and brilliantly poignant novef
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ISBN 9781775537656
Published NZ 24 Jun 2015
Publisher Random House
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775537656
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Longacre Press
Published 24 Jun 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mackenzie, Anna
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 823.3
Weight 328g
Interest Age 15+ years
Reading Age 15+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile