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Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925
Vera Brittain
Virago Press / Softcover / May 2015
9780349005928 (ISBN-10: 0349005923)
Biography and Memoir
price: $16.99 (may be subject to change)
640 pages
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In 1914 Vera Brittain was eighteen and, as war was declared, she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that was unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era.

TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, one of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived the period; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world. A passionate record of a lost generation, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time.

About the Author:

Vera Brittain (1893-1970) grew up in the north of England. At the end of the war she moved to Oxford where she met Winifred Holtby, author of SOUTH RIDING.

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