The Story of the Women's Institute in the Second World WarBook - 2015
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Welcome to Week 3 of the Online Book Club discussion of Home Fires. Much of this section centered on rationing. Wasn't it interesting to read about all the restrictions and things people did to grow more food? I enjoyed reading how people were so creative and industrious. I thought it was interesting that the rationing was the same for everyone regardless of social status or job. That… (more)
Welcome to Week 2 of the Online Book Club discussion of Home Fires by Julie Summers. How did you like the first chapters of the book? Are you enjoying learning all the facts about the Women's Institute? I'm enjoying learning the facts, but I wish there were more of a narrative so I could follow the story of just one or two main characters. I am having a hard time keeping up with the names… (more)
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Online Book club pick for April 2019. In this nonfiction account, Julie Summers tells the story of the Women's Institute, an organization in which women banded together to help the war effort during World War II.