The Wartime Sisters

The Wartime Sisters Two estranged sisters raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII While one sister lives in relative ease on th

  • Title: The Wartime Sisters
  • Author: Lynda Cohen Loigman
  • ISBN: 1250140706
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in the Armory factories as a soldier of production Resentment festers b Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in the Armory factories as a soldier of production Resentment festers between the two, and secrets are shattered when a mysterious figure from the past reemerges in their lives Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 304 pages Published January 22nd 2019 by St Martin s Press More Details ISBN 1250140706 ISBN13 9781250140708 Other Editions 4 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Wartime Sisters, please sign up

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    • Lynda Cohen Loigman

      Lynda Cohen Loigman grew up in Longmeadow, Massachusetts She received a B.A in English and American Literature from Harvard College and a law degree from Columbia Law School Lynda practiced trusts and estates law in New York City for eight years before moving out of the city to raise her two children with her husband She wrote The Two Family House while she was a student of the Writing Institu Lynda Cohen Loigman grew up in Longmeadow, Massachusetts She received a B.A in English and American Literature from Harvard College and a law degree from Columbia Law School Lynda practiced trusts and estates law in New York City for eight years before moving out of the city to raise her two children with her husband She wrote The Two Family House while she was a student of the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College The Two Family House was chosen by as a best book of the month for March, 2016, and was a nominee for the 2016 Choice Awards in Historical Fiction Lynda s second novel, The Wartime Sisters, will be published on January 22, 2019



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    • 3.5 stars Although marketed as WWII fiction, readers looking to satisfy their craving for a historically rich storyline should think twice The composition of the The Wartime Sisters is much women s fiction than anything else Sibling rivalry the focus of the shot, while the war itself remains a mere blur in the background Through her lens, Lynda Cohen Loigman captures the dynamics that often haunt sisters namely the resentment, jealousy and feelings of inadequacy that have the tendency t 3 [...]


    • Complex Relationships and Secrets Abound Beware, turbulence ahead Cue Jaws Theme This ride is going to get a little bumpy, ya ll A historically accurate representation of a WWII armory and what life is like for those working there. What s interesting about this story is there is a war obviously being fought and is referred to frequently in the peripherals With that being said, the ultimate war is the one being fought between Millie and Ruth Millie and Ruth are sisters who have al C [...]


    • There is so much to appreciate about this book Lynda Cohen Loigman does a fabulous job of depicting the times about which she writes, and she has also created characters that the reader comes to know in depth, as their story and secrets are gradually revealed Through multiple, alternating narratives, moving back and forth between two times frames and two places, the main focus of the story is on two sisters growing up in Brooklyn 1919 1932 and then ten years later to the present in Springfield T [...]


    • What a great start to my 2019 reading As an only child whose husband brought four daughters to the marriage, I am fascinated by sibling dynamics How can those with the same set of genes and family setting turn out so different So kudos to Loigman for doing such a great job of capturing the dynamics and sibling rivalries Also for capturing how the way we are treated by parents works to harden our opinions of siblings and affects our own future family dynamics Within pages, Ruth had captured What [...]


    • Two sisters, discrimination that begins in the home, and how this affects their relationship in the future Ruth, the elder, responsible, smart but convinced the was dull looking, and the younger Millie, the beauty of the family, expected to make a brilliant marriage.The Armory in Springfield, the 1940s, where the sisters will once again find themselves in the same place WWIi, and almost half of those working in the armory on the manufacturing assembly lines Many for the first time find thems Two [...]


    • 4.5 stars rounded to 5 starsI have not read many historical fiction books, but I picked up The Family House, Linda Cohen Loigman s debut novel, a couple of years ago basically on a lark I was surprised by how much I loved it Since that time I have been open to historical fiction reads When I heard Ms Loigman had completed her second novel I ran to Net Galley to see if it might be there, and lo and behold it was I grabbed it immediately.Like her first book, this one is set in the 1930s 4.5 stars [...]


    • I finished this emotionally engrossing novel yesterday.a particular moment in history against the backdrop of Springfield Armory in Massachusetts It s a wonderful novel that untethers within it the impact of universal forces discrepancy of treatment in childhood parental favoritism, family disharmony, self esteem, resentments, rivalries, withheld communications, lies, betrayal, assumptions, secrets, friendships, marriage, motherhood, sisterhood, patriotism, ambition, desire, religious di I finis [...]


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