Millions Like Us: Women's Lives During the Second World War

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In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's Second World War, through a host of individual women's experiences.

We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed.

Millions Like Us tells the story of how these women loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again ...

'Vividly entertaining, uplifting and humbling, Millions Like Us deserves to be a bestseller' Bel Mooney, The Daily Mail

'Passionate, fascinating, profoundly sympathetic' Artemis Cooper, Evening Standard

Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex. She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy, then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television. Her books include the acclaimed social history Among the Bohemians - Experiments in Living 1900-1939, and Singled Out - How Two Million Women Survived Without Men after the First World War, both published by Penguin in 2002 and 2007. She is married to a writer, has three children and lives in Sussex.

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women s Second World War, through a host of individual women s experiences. We tend to see the Second World War as a man s war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of Total War millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. Millions Like Us tells the story of how these women loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again. Vividly entertaining, uplifting and humbling, Millions Like Us deserves to be a bestseller . (Bel Mooney, The Daily Mail ). Passionate, fascinating, profoundly sympathetic . (Artemis Cooper, Evening Standard ). Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex. She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy, then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television. Her books include the acclaimed social history Among the Bohemians - Experiments in Living 1900-1939 , and Singled Out - How Two Million Women Survived Without Men after the First World War , both published by Penguin in 2002 and 2007. She is married to a writer, has three children and lives in Sussex. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141037899

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women s Second World War, through a host of individual women s experiences. We tend to see the Second World War as a man s war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of Total War millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. Millions Like Us tells the story of how these women loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again . Vividly entertaining, uplifting and humbling, Millions Like Us deserves to be a bestseller Bel Mooney, The Daily Mail Passionate, fascinating, profoundly sympathetic Artemis Cooper, Evening Standard Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex. She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy, then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television. Her books include the acclaimed social history Among the Bohemians - Experiments in Living 1900-1939, and Singled Out - How Two Million Women Survived Without Men after the First World War, both published by Penguin in 2002 and 2007. She is married to a writer, has three children and lives in Sussex. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141037899

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2012. Paperback. We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. This title tells the story of the women's Second World War. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; 3JJPG; HBTB; HBWQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 388. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780141037899

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Millions Like Us: Women's Lives in the Second World War, Virginia Nicholson, In "Millions Like Us" Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's Second World War, through a host of individual women's experiences. We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. "Millions Like Us" tells the story of how these women loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again."Vividly entertaining, uplifting and humbling, "Millions Like Us" deserves to be a bestseller". (Bel Mooney, "The Daily Mail"). "Passionate, fascinating, profoundly sympathetic". (Artemis Cooper, "Evening Standard"). Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex. She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy, then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television. Her books include the acclaimed social history "Among the Bohemians - Experiments in Living 1900-1939", and "Singled Out - How Two Million Women Survived Without Men after the First World War", both published by Penguin in 2002 and 2007. She is married to a writer, has three children and lives in Sussex. Bookseller Inventory # B9780141037899

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