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Women on the Wall, the (1950) [Collection]
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Written during World War II and its immediate aftermath, the eighteen stories of The Women on the Wall move from women to war and back again, but it is the women who remain central. There are Alma, a war bride who runs a farm better than the neighborhood men; Lucy, a former WAAF, working through college; Tamsen, who keeps her husband drunk so she can do as she pleases, and the women on the wall, who, with nothing to do but wait for their husbands to return from the war, find their private consolations.


  • Beyond the Glass Mountain
  • The Berry Patch
  • The Women on the Wall
  • Bugle Song
  • Balance His, Swing Yours
  • Saw Gang
  • Goiní to Town
  • The View From the Balcony
  • The Volcano
  • Two Rivers
  • Hostage
  • In the Twilight
  • Butcher Bird
  • The Double Corner
  • The Colt
  • The Chink
  • Chip Off the Old Block
  • The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples

Original title: The Women on the Wall
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

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Edition #1: Women on the Wall, the

Women on the Wall, the (1950)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Women on the Wall, the (February 1981)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Lincoln, Nebraska
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803291108
Dimensions: 5.33 x 7.96 x .68
Pages: 279

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