Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith

What was it like to experience World War II in small-town America? Here is the story of the war at home as it unfolded in one small town, New Castle, Indiana. We see through the eyes of the residents of Plum Street as families search for information about the progress of the war and the fate of loved ones in the censored accounts in local newspapers. We overhear everyday conversation up and down the street, in which the dominant subject is the news from overseas. The war finds its way into letters and diaries, which also record private fears and hopes, rumors and town gossip, and the wonderfully mundane events of everyday life.

Buy The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780253221063
ISBN-10: 0253221064
Format: Paperback
(5969mm x 3963mm x 23mm)
Pages: 308
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith

Book Reviews - The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about War Comes to Plum Street book by Bruce C. Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Bruce C. Smith

Bruce C. Smith is a native of New Castle, Indiana. He lives in Daggett, Michigan.

Books By Bruce C. Smith

Power System Harmonic Analysis by Bruce C. Smith
Hardback, September 1997
$381.56