A Woman's Place

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They watched their sons, their brothers, and their husbands enlist to fight a growing menace across the seas.

And when their nation asked, they answered the call as well...
Virginia longs to find a purpose beyond others' expectations
Helen is driven by a loneliness money can't fulfill
Rosa is desperate to flee her in-laws' rules
Jean hopes to prove herself in a man's world

Under the storm clouds of destruction that threaten America during the early 1940s, this unlikely gathering of women will experience life in sometimes starling new ways as their beliefs are challenged and they struggle toward a new understanding of what love and sacrifice truly mean.

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  1. Lynn Austin
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    Lynn Austin

    Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full-time, she has won eight Christy Awards for her historical fiction. One of those novels, Hidden Places, has also been...

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A Woman's Place is not to be confused with a simple read, heartwarming though it is. Readers will be drawn immediately into the setting by Austin's keen ability to weave story with fact, but it is the deep questions each woman must ask that will keep the pages turning.

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