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Author Berry, Julie, 1974- author.

Title Lovely War / Julie Berry.

Publication Info. New York : Viking , 2019.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Historical Fiction  F BERRY    ---  DUE 02-09-23
 PHS Fiction  HI F BERRY    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Fiction  YA Berry    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Fiction  OUTREACH YA Berry    PPL Bookmobile  Available
Description 468 pages ; 24 cm.
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-466).
Summary The Greek goddess Aphrodite recounts two tales of tragic love during WWI to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, in a luxe Manhattan hotel room at the height of World War II. She seeks to answer the age-old question: "Why are Love and War eternally drawn to one another?" but her quest for a conclusion that will satisfy her jealous husband uncovers a multi-threaded tale of prejudice, trauma, and music revealing that War is no match for the power of Love.
In the perilous days of World Wars I and II, the gods hold the fates-- and the hearts-- of four mortals in their hands. They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals that, though War is a formidable force, it's no match for the transcendent power of Love. -- adapted from jacket
Source B&T 01.2020 PARS
Study Program AR RL 4.7 14.0 501611 PCMS.
Subject Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Magic realism (Literature)
Romance fiction.
Mythology, Greek -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Racism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Historical.
ISBN 9780451469939

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