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Title:My Time in the War: An Irishwoman's Diary
Price:GBP£12.98 (about USD$17.60)
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition

Title:My Time in the War. An Irishwoman's Diary. Wolfhound Press,1992.First edition, first printing. Hardcover, in jacket. 191 pages. Author:Romie Lambkin. Condition: VERY GOOD.Bright,clean, attractive jacket, very light edgewear. Firm binding,crisp pages with, no tears or creases.Small stain to lower closed page block. Feint remains of erased pencil markings on flyleaf.Well looked after.About the book:"As an Irishwoman, Romie Lambkin didn't need to serve in WW2 but a combination patriotism, frustration with her office job and a desire not to miss out on a epoch-making time in history lead her across the Border to join the ATS. Her memories as a trainee staff car driver are vivid, her adventures sometimes hair-raising and the friendships she formed, life-long. One of the things that makes this book so engaging is the character of Romie herself. In some ways she seems ahead of her time; more of a feminist than we are sometimes lead to believe of women in the 30s and 40s, up for any experience and all described in a warm and idiosyncratic style. If you are at all interested in the role women (and ordinary soldiers for that matter) played in WW2, this is a recommended read.(Reader review). All our books are securely packed, and dispatched without delay. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0863273513. ISBN/EAN: 9780863273513. Inventory No: NG-A8NT-3TBB.
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