The First of July

The First of July

Book - 2013
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Follows the lives of four very different men--Frank, Benedict, Jean-Batiste, and Harry--as their fates converge on the most terrible and destructive day of World War I, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2013
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781605984971
Branch Call Number: Fiction Speller
Characteristics: xiii, 399 pages ; 24 cm


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2013 novel by Elizabeth Speller about WWI's Battle of the Somme as seen through the eye of four soldiers - a French blacksmith, a former Brit turned American, an English music student and an English clerk/bicycle enthusiast.

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