Dale Turner Revisits World War II and the Lives Affected by It

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New Book “The Farmer's Wife” depicts the poignant odyssey of a family caught up in wartime

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The year 1939 is marked with international cataclysm that resulted from World War II. In September of that year, Great Britain, France, India, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia declared war against Germany. The Second World War becomes the backdrop of “The Farmer’s Wife”, a novel by Dale Turner.

The book follows the lives of Ted and Lil, a couple who live on a farm in Western Australia. To them, each day is a constant battle for paying their debts and providing food. Their happiness seemed complete when their first son, Nev, is born. However, the onset of the Second World War threatens the family’s quiet and simple life. When Japan enters the war, Ted finds himself drafted into the Australian Army. Against Ted’s wishes, Lil chose to remain on their family farm while waiting for her husband’s return. But will Ted make it out of the battle alive? Will their lives ever be the same? Readers will discover the answers as they unravel a poignant tale of the lives that have become irrevocably embroiled in the war.

“The Farmer’s Wife” is a novel painted with vivid strokes of emotion and historical intrigue. This eye-opening book intersperses the Second World War zeitgeist with slivers of truth and humanity.

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About the Author
Dale Turner lives in Busselton, Western Australia. She enjoys spending time in her rose garden, swimming and going on walks on the beach. She also loves travelling, seeing different cultures and meeting new friends.

The Farmer's Wife * by Dale Turner
Publication Date: December 16, 2011
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 146 pages; 978-1-4653-5869-1
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 146 pages; 978-1-4653-5870-7
eBook; AU$9.99; 978-1-4653-0540-4

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