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Home fires burning : married to the military, for better or worse /

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Pendleton Branch 355.0092 Houppert, Karen (Text) 25606625 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 355.109 HOU (Text) 0530002584536 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 355.12 Houppert (Text) 33172003579180 Adult Non-fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 355 HOUPPERT (Text) 33205008228328 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 034546169X
  • ISBN: 0345461703
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 248 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ballantine Books, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Widowmakers : when Casualty Affairs comes calling -- Military wife : a day in the life -- Cocktails, cleaning, and the Cold War : coming of age in this man's army -- All that you can be : young, poor, and alone -- Rules of engagement : domestic violence in the military -- Love triangle : you, me, and Uncle Sam -- Walking wounded : when the battle-scarred come home -- Peace on post : against the war, but married to it.
Summary, etc.: The waiting wives of military overseas endure a long, lonely, and difficult time with their husbands far from home. Houppert, a prizewinning journalist, spent a year among these women, and shows how they make some of the same sacrifices of their personal liberties as their husbands do, yet garner little of the respect accorded their spouses.
Subject: Military spouses United States
Families of military personnel United States
Topic Heading: Opening day collection Pendleton
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