The Soldier's WifeLarge Print - 2012
How does a man who's trained to fight adjust to family and domestic life? And how does the family cope if he can't? How much can Dan's wife, Alexa, sacrifice her own needs to support his commitment to a way of life that demands everything, not just of him, but of her and the children as well? What happens when love and vocation collide head on?
Joanna Trollope returns with a new, deeply moving novel about a soldier's return to family life and the emotional cost of war, duty, and honor. With her trademark intelligence and kind, clear-eyed insight, she shows us a family striving to balance duty and ambition with intimacy and understanding as she illuminates an experience shared by millions of people.
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You long for home, don’t you? You fight for it. But what you forget when you’re away is that ordinary life won’t kill you, except by accident, so of course everything looks pretty small here by comparison. And pretty dull.
He’s back, but he’s not back, not in any sense that’s any use to me or his family. And if one more person tells me just to give him time, or that I knew what I was taking on, or that I’m so lucky to have the security, I will just . . . just _kill_ them.
You can’t treat the men as if they didn’t have families. You can’t pour all this thought and all these resources into the soldiers if you don’t deal with their human landscapes too.
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