By Susan Signe Morrison, Joan Wehlen Morrison
This diary of a sensible, astute, and humorous teen presents a desirable checklist of what a regular American woman felt and proposal in the course of the melancholy and the lead-up to international warfare II. younger Chicagoan Joan Wehlen describes her everyday life starting to be up within the urban and ruminates in regards to the coming near near warfare, day-by-day headlines, and significant touchstones of the era—FDR’s radio addresses, the Lindbergh kidnapping, see you later Mr. Chips and Citizen Kane, Churchill and Hitler, conflict paintings and purple go conferences. Joan’s unique handrawn doodles of her most modern gown or haircut infuse the pages with whimsy and interval flavor.
Home entrance woman is not just an interesting and pleasant learn yet a tremendous fundamental resource at the past due Nineteen Thirties and early 1940s—a brilliant account of a true American girl’s lived reports.
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