The Ship of Brides (Large Print / Hardcover)

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From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me Before You" and "One Plus One," in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures
1946. World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime.
In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England--aboard HMS "Victoria," which still carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy's ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted--forever.

About the Author


Jojo Moyes is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "One Plus One," "The Girl You Left Behind," "Me Before You," "The Last Letter from Your Lover," "Silver Bay," and "The Ship of Brides." Moyes writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She is married to Charles Arthur, technology editor of "The Guardian." They live with their three children on a farm in Essex, England.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781410477170
ISBN-10: 1410477177
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: March 25th, 2015
Pages: 634
Language: English