Loving and Losing
By (author) Pamela Oldfield
Loving and Losing by Pamela Oldfield
Book DescriptionSeptember, 1918: the First World War is nearly over and no one wants to admit that a new and deadly menace has arrived which will sweep through the world. Eve waits at home in England while her husband Harvey, a scientist, works in Camp Devens in the USA where hundreds of young soldiers have fallen sick with the virulent form of influenza.No-one is safe as parents die, leaving motherless children. Fortunately for young Kate Beatty and her sister, Eve steps in when the family is stricken by the disease. James Ferber, an army pathologist in Camp Devens, befriends Harvey as the two men struggle to save army lives, but one of the two will suffer the consequences of trying. And Eve's life, like thousands of others, is changed forever by the disaster...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847510167
(222mm x 141mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Severn House Paperbacks Ltd
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Pamela Oldfield
Pamela Oldfield is a highly successful novelist and children's author. She is well known for her writing workshops and talks.
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