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4 edition of Gifts of War found in the catalog.

Gifts of War

by Mackenzie Ford

  • 26 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24261225M
ISBN 109780385530507
OCLC/WorldCa464268219

Gifts of War: A Novel. Ford, Mackenzie. Published by Anchor, Paperback. Condition: Good. Book is in good condition, cover has some wear along the edges and corners. The bottom edge of the spine has been taped to prevent further wear. in otherwise near fine condition. The book itself is in fine to as new condition. This is a love.   A war of gifts: an Ender story by Card, Orson Scott. Publication date Topics Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Tom Doherty Associates Book." Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Pages:

Gifts of War follows what happens to passionate English lieutenant, Hal Montgomery when he meets Wilhelm, a young German officer on the Christmas truce, the brief and unofficial cessation of hostilities that occurred on Christmas Eve between British and German troops stationed along the Western Front in Just months before he was recalled to Germany, Wilhelm had fallen in love with Sam, a. From book-shaped pillows to bedtime story duvet covers, there's a gift for every book lover! This gifts for readers mega-list is longer than War and Peace, so help your fellow pandas out. Vote on your favorite unique gifts below, or submit your own ideas!

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The Gifts of War brings readers into the vivid landscape of World War I while combining the drama of military intelligence with elements of romance and secrecy. During the Christmas Gifts of War book ofa German gives a British soldier a photo and they make a pact.

Hal, the British soldier, promises to find his enemy’s English girlfriend, Sam, and let her know her fiancé is alive and thinking of her. Gifts of War begins with the World War I Christmas Truce (widespread unofficial ceasefires that took place along the Western Front around Christmas of ).

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I received A War of Gifts in the mail a couple days ago, just in time for the Holidays, and finished it in under an hour last night. Though this book is sometimes called the tenth novel in the Ender universe (Im looking at you, wikipedia), its best viewed as a short novella/5.

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