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The soldier's wife [text (large print)] / Joanna Trollope.

By: Trollope, Joanna.
Contributor(s): Trollope, Joanna.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leicester : Charnwood, Thorpe, 2013, c2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 374 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444814859 (hbk.); 1444814850 (hbk.).Subject(s): Large type books | Veterans -- Fiction | Families -- England -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Family relationships -- Fiction | Married people -- FictionGenre/Form: General fiction. | Large type books. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Dan Riley, a major in the British Army, is back from a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. He's coming home to his wife Alexa and his daughters, who he adores. The world views those reunions as a taste of heaven after months of hell. But are they? Life for a returning soldier is rarely straightforward and Dan finds it hard to agjust to home life in the Wiltshire camp. Can a man trained to fight readjust to family and domestic life? And if he can't, how will the family cope? Can Alexa, Dan's wife, sacrifice her own needs and fulfilment to serve his commitment to a way of life that demands everything not just of him, but of her and the children as well?
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Large Print Davis (Central) Library
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Large Print TRO 1 Available T00543577
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

After six months away in Afghanistan, the soldiers come home to their girlfriends, wives, parents, and children. After six months of hell, being home will surely be heaven. Except that it isn't. When Dan returns home to Alexa and their children, it's still the army that comes first.

Complete and unabridged.

Standard print edition originally published: London: Doubleday, 2012.

Dan Riley, a major in the British Army, is back from a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. He's coming home to his wife Alexa and his daughters, who he adores. The world views those reunions as a taste of heaven after months of hell. But are they? Life for a returning soldier is rarely straightforward and Dan finds it hard to agjust to home life in the Wiltshire camp. Can a man trained to fight readjust to family and domestic life? And if he can't, how will the family cope? Can Alexa, Dan's wife, sacrifice her own needs and fulfilment to serve his commitment to a way of life that demands everything not just of him, but of her and the children as well?

Adult.

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