Caroline Bridgwood, Author Crown Publishers $18.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-517-57468-3
British author Bridgwood spins an old-fashioned, fully dimensional novel about people who change and grow in the chaotic 1930s and '40s. Orphaned at age eight, narrator Kitty Conway is sent to live with her uncle Sir Ernest Winstanley, his wife and their six unruly offspring. Determined to be one of the gang, Kitty keeps up with their leader, Jack, who goads his siblings into playing wild games. Life is pure fun, especially for Kitty, who adores Jack, the only man she is to love. As the cousins mature, menacing historical events affect their lives. Defying her father, who admires Hitler, Frannie weds a Jew and lives with him in Paris; her sister Lexi, married to a German, resides in Berlin. Jack also becomes caught up in the Nazi web while Kitty, now a photographer, re cords ominous events in Europe and risks her life to save victims of the Third Reich. The family members who survive reunite for comfort after the war, building a stronger future on love and trust. (Feb.)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1990
Release date: 01/01/1990
Genre: Fiction
Mass Market Paperbound - 978-0-8041-0560-6
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