When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
(Audiobook CD)

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[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2014].
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Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9781481522120 (library ed.), 1481522124 (library ed.), 9781481522144, 1481522140
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6 audio discs (7 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
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Bedford - Audiobooks - Books on CDABCD 940.53 ManningOn Shelf
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Published
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2014].
Edition
Unabridged.
Language
English
ISBN
9781481522120 (library ed.), 1481522124 (library ed.), 9781481522144, 1481522140
UPC
9781481522144

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Duration: 7:00:00.
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Compact discs.
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"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
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Read by Bernadette Dunne.
Description
When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. In 1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks in every theater of war. Comprising 1,200 different titles of every imaginable type, these paperbacks were beloved by the troops and are still fondly remembered today. Soldiers read them while waiting to land at Normandy, in hellish trenches in the midst of battles in the Pacific, in field hospitals, and on long bombing flights. They wrote to the authors, many of whom responded to every letter. They helped rescue The Great Gatsby from obscurity. They made Betty Smith, author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, into a national icon. When Books Went to War is an inspiring story for history buffs and book lovers alike.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Manning, M. G., & Dunne, B. (2014). When books went to war: the stories that helped us win World War II (Unabridged.). Blackstone Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Manning, Molly Guptill, 1980- and Bernadette, Dunne. 2014. When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II. Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Manning, Molly Guptill, 1980- and Bernadette, Dunne. When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II Blackstone Audio, Inc, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Manning, Molly Guptill, and Bernadette Dunne. When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II Unabridged., Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.

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