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A Foreign Field by Gillian Chan

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Growing up during World War II in Hagersville, Ontario, fourteen year-old Ellen finds herself thrust into a homemaker role as her mother invests herself in volunteer work to aid the war effort. When her younger brother is brought home by a pilot-in-training named Stephen from England, Ellen’s family embraces him as he seems to fill the gap left by Ellen’s older brothers being away at war. Over time, Ellen and Stephen’s friendship develops into something more, and though theĀ end of Stephen’s training brings physical separation as he sent to be a bomber in...

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