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Dunedin 9054
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Fyfe, Judith (ed.); From A Film By Gaylene Preston Listings

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1 Fyfe, Judith (ed.); from a film by Gaylene Preston War Stories Our Mothers Never Told Us
Auckland Penguin Books (1995) 0140250611 / 9780140250619 First Edition Softcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Coffee stains to front wrapper and first two leaves, and to lower corners of first 8 leaves. Otherwise very good. No signatures. A good reading copy. ; 192 pages. Page dimensions: oblong 240 x 170mm. Illustrated. Military history, World War II. "Nine New Zealand Women Remember the Second World War". "They tell of the agony of losing husbands - and lovers - in battle. Of the shame and confusion of having sex under pressure and getting pregnant. Of community prejudice against having an affair with an American soldier. Of bringing up children on their own and suffering from the double standards of the time. And of the boys coming home, and nothing being the same, of struggling to pretend that things were 'normal'." - from blurb on rear wrapper. ; 8vo 
Price: 43.20 NZD
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