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Time Out for Living Estelle Pinney

Time Out for Living

Estelle Pinney

Published November 23rd 2009
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Kindle Edition
291 pages
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Its not every day of the week that a girl from Muckadilla comes to Brisbane to join the Navy, but its World War II and Lulla Riddel can see herself in those Navy whites. However, she promptly discovers that they cant use short-sighted strawberryMoreIts not every day of the week that a girl from Muckadilla comes to Brisbane to join the Navy, but its World War II and Lulla Riddel can see herself in those Navy whites.  However, she promptly discovers that they cant use short-sighted strawberry blondes, so its just as well the Brisbane Manpower Committe can . . .While working in a munitions factory is far from Lullas dream, its there she meets warm-hearted Janet and practical Peggy.  The three friends are young and ready for fun in the charged atmosphere of wartime Australia.  Servicemen are pouring into town - theres no time for courtships, but theres certainly time for romance.  Lulla secretly prefers one infuriatingly cocky Australian soldier, but that wont stop her enjoying some of the other handsome young me in town . . .Vividly capturing this colourful chapter in Australias history, Time Out for Living evokes an uncertain and exciting world full of sailors and soldiers, brawls and seduction, dancing and romance.