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Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion
by Melanie Benjamin (Contributor), Sarah McCoy
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A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform
A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother
A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room
On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.
Now, ten bestselling authors inspired by this iconic landmark have created their own stories, set on the same day, just after the end of World War II, in a time of hope, uncertainty, change, and renewal .
Featuring stories from
Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife
Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us
Amanda Hodgkinson, New York Times bestselling author of 22 Britannia Road
Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Ambassador’s Daughter
Sarah Jio, New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter
Sarah McCoy, bestselling author of The Baker’s Daughter
Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling author of Bridge of Scarlet Leaves
Alyson Richman, bestselling author of The Lost Wife
Erika Robuck, critically acclaimed author of Hemingway’s Girl
Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of After the Rain
With an Introduction by
Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Home Front
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:26 -0400)
Presents short stories that all take place in and around New York City's Grand Central Station on the day after World War II ends, including contributions from such authors as Melanie Benjamin, Sarah Jio, and Amanda Hodgkinson.
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