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Julie Summers - Author


Julie Summers is a writer, researcher and historian. Her books include Fearless on Everest: The Quest for Sandy Irvine, and a biography of her grandfather, the man who built the 'real' bridge over the River Kwai, The Colonel of Tamarkan. She lives in Oxford.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Julie Summers

Jambusters The Remarkable Story Which Has Inspired the ITV Drama Home Fires by Julie Summers
Jambusters The Remarkable Story Which Has Inspired the ITV Drama Home Fires
Julie Summers
This is the book that inspired the major ITV drama series HOME FIRES. Through archive material and interviews with many WI members, Julie Summers takes us behind the scenes, revealing their nitty-gritty approach to the daily problems presented by the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War by Julie Summers
Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War
Julie Summers
After so many books devoted to how the nation’s Home Front cooked and gardened during WWI it’s refreshing to see Julie Summers tackling the question of how peoples dealt with clothing themselves. Making do, mending, using unorthodox fabrics and ingenuity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/02/2016
Jambusters The Story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War by Julie Summers
Jambusters The Story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War
Julie Summers
I felt, reading this book that we might well have lost the war without the Women’s Institute, if society had a glue then they provided it, not just the jam, but with canteens, medicines, evacuee children, anywhere help was needed....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2014

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