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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: Early in the Great War, men left Britain's factories in droves to enlist. Struggling to keep up production, arsenals hired women to build the weapons the military urgently needed. "Be the Girl Behind the Man Behind the Gun," the recruitment posters beckoned. Thousands of women-cooks, maids, shopgirls, and housewives-answered their nation's call. These "munitionettes" worked grueling shifts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Chiaverini

Willig, Lauren

Summary: A group of young women from Smith College risk their lives in France at the height of World War I in this sweeping novel based on a true story. Betsy Rutherford is looking for volunteers to help French civilians decimated by the German war machine and Kate Moran reluctantly agrees at the behest of her best friend. Four months later, Kate and seventeen others set sail for France, but the region...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Willig

Coelho, Paulo.

Summary: When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Soon she was feted as the most elegant woman in the city. A dancer who shocked and delighted audiences; a confidant and courtesan who bewitched the era's richest and most powerful men. But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari's lifestyle brought her under suspicion. Until, in 1917 she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Coelho

Quinn, Kate

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Summary: "It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Quinn

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: "James Falconer--a tycoon and a self-made man--seems to have the world in the palm of his hand. But the Great War looms, and James decides to fight for king and country. The fighting is bloody and brutal, and James returns a changed man, with wounds both physical and mental. His beloved wife is dead, but a new woman returns to help nurse him back to health. Georgiana Ward once held James in her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bradford

Rooney, Kathleen

Summary: "From the green countryside of England and the gray canyons of Wall Street come two unlikely heroes: one a pigeon and the other a soldier. Answering the call to serve in the war to end all wars, neither Cher Ami, the messenger bird, nor Charles Whittlesey, the Army officer, can anticipate how their lives will briefly intersect in a chaotic battle in the forests of France, where their wills will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Rooney

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I-the women of the US Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Chiaverini

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: "Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, just as their ancestors did over the centuries. Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, lives there with his wife Felicity and their six children: Guy, the heir, who is studying at Cambridge; their younger son Miles, attending Eton; and their four daughters Diedre, Daphne, DeLacy and Dulcie,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bradf

Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Skeslien Charles, Janet

Summary: "1918: As the Great War rages, Jessie Carson takes a leave of absence from the New York Public Library to work for the American Committee for Devastated France. Founded by millionaire Anne Morgan, this group of international women help rebuild devastated French communities just miles from the front. Upon arrival, Jessie strives to establish something that the French have never seen-children's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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