Review: A WORLD AWAY by Stewart O’Nan

Wanda from A Season to Read read A World Away by Stewart O’Nan for the WWII reading challenge.  Here’s an excerpt from her review:

Though A World Away does touch base with the soldier experience, it better captures the wondering and worrying of those left waiting on the home front. The symbols that have come to represent WW II America are all present, the stars in the window, the female factory workers, the dreaded arrival of telegrams. If only the characters had been more engaging, perhaps then I wouldn’t have resented the fact that Stuart O’Nan managed to keep me just interested enough that I felt I had to finish.

Read the full review here.

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