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Kopp Sisters on the March

A Kopp Sisters Novel #5

by Amy Stewart

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Kopp Sisters on the March by Amy Stewart
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2019
    368 pages
    Genre: Historical Fiction

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In the fifth installment of Amy Stewart's clever and original Kopp Sisters series, the sisters learn some military discipline - whether they're ready or not - as the U.S. prepares to enter World War I.

It's the spring of 1917 and change is in the air. American women have done something remarkable: they've banded together to create military-style training camps for women who want to serve. These so-called National Service Schools prove irresistible to the Kopp sisters, who leave their farm in New Jersey to join up.

When an accident befalls the matron, Constance reluctantly agrees to oversee the camp—much to the alarm of the Kopps' tent-mate, the real-life Beulah Binford, who is seeking refuge from her own scandalous past under the cover of a false identity. Will she be denied a second chance? And after notoriety, can a woman's life ever be her own again?  

In Kopp Sisters on the March, the women of Camp Chevy Chase face down the skepticism of the War Department, the double standards of a scornful public, and the very real perils of war. Once again, Amy Stewart has brilliantly brought a little-known moment in history to light with her fearless and funny Kopp sisters novels.

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"Told in Stewart's nimble, witty prose, this fifth in the popular series is based largely on fact and offers a paean to patriotism and the role women have played in war, even a century ago. Devoted fans will be pleased with the tantalizing hint Stewart provides about what lies ahead for Constance." - Booklist (starred review)

"Convincing characters behave in ways true to their era. Stewart does a wonderful job of illuminating a fascinating period in American history." - Publishers Weekly

"A thrilling mix of history and feminism, this new "Kopp" story contains the same captivating storytelling as the first one, with plenty of nuggets for series fans." - Library Journal

"Plenty of loose ends are dangled for future volumes as Constance and Beulah both make peace with their pasts and plans to move forward. A bit messy, but perhaps required to recalibrate this deservedly popular series for future volumes." - Kirkus Reviews

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Great Series!
I am recommending this book because I loved the first four books in the series. I am happy to learn that there is a book five and I can't wait to read it.
I can't honestly give a rating since I haven't read it yet, but I am confident that it will be a winner.

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Amy Stewart Author Biography

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Amy Stewart is the award-winning author of seven books, including her acclaimed Miss Kopp series and the bestsellers The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She and her husband own a bookstore called Eureka Books in Eureka, California. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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