Canary Girls

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$32.00  $29.76
William Morrow & Company
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6.4 X 9.1 X 1.6 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Jennifer Chiaverini is the bestselling author of several acclaimed historical novels, including Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Resistance Women, and Fates and Traitors, as well as the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago.


"A sprawling, ambitious story. The good, the bad, and the ugly sides of war on the homefront are highlighted in this uplifting story."
-- Kirkus Reviews

"An eye-opening and detailed novel about remarkable female soldiers. . . Chiaverini weaves the intersecting threads of these brave women's lives together, highlighting their deep sense of pride and duty." -- Kirkus Reviews on Switchboard Soldiers

"Enchanting...Chiaverini brings her singular characters to life, including real historical figures, as they become united in the quest to serve their country. Fans of historical fiction will be captivated." -- Publishers Weekly on Switchboard Soldiers

"So much new information is packed into this story that it becomes the best kind of history lesson...Chiaverini makes it easy to identify with and care about these women... The dangers of war are neatly integrated into daily lives and geographic location, and Chiaverini also addresses gender and race inequities and the insidious dangers of the spread of influenza on overseas troop transport." -- Library Journal (starred review) on Switchboard Soldiers

"Chiaverini never loses her focus on her four extraordinarily courageous, resourceful, yet relatable narrators. Chiaverini's many fans and every historical fiction reader who enjoys strong female characters, will find much to love in this revealing WWII novel." -- Booklist on Resistance Women

"Chiaverini offers an intimate and historically sound exploration of the years leading up to and through WWII . . . exceptionally insightful, making for a sweeping and memorable WWII novel." -- Publishers Weekly on Resistance Women