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Dancing at the Victory Cafe

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Dancing at the Victory Cafe

When Isobel Morton takes over the caf in Lichfields market square, she has big plans. Soon renamed The Victory Caf, with a menu that delights despite rations, the girls who work at the Vic are swept away by Belles lust for life. Among the regular customers is a trio of soldiers from the nearby American base and waitress Dorrie Goodman soon befriends them, learning abou When Isobel Morton takes over the caf in Lichfields market square, she has big plans. Soon renamed The Victory Caf, with a menu that delights despite rations, the girls who work at the Vic are swept away by Belles lust for life. Among the regular customers is a trio of soldiers from the nearby American base and waitress Dorrie Goodman soon befriends them, learning about jazz and romance in the process. But the stifling morality of a Midlands town in the 40s cannot accommodate such a friendship jealously, hatred and the weight of public disapproval combine to precipitate a tragedy. It is not until many years after the war that friendship and reconciliation can begin to heal the wounds of the past This paperback book has 271 pages and measures: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2cm


Details
Title Dancing at the Victory Cafe
Author Leah Fleming
ISBN-13 9781471159121
ISBN-10 1471159121
Publisher Armando Simon
Language English
Edition NA
Height 198 mm
Width 129 mm
Thickness 19 mm
Binding Paperback
Pages 288

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