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The Kitchen Front: A Novel
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Four women compete for a once-in-a-lifetime spot hosting a BBC cooking program during World War II in this vibrant historical novel from the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir.Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses; the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities, and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an effort to help housewives with food rationing, a BBC radio program called The Kitchen Front is putting on a cooking contest—and the grand prize is a job as the program's first-ever female co-host. For four very different women, winning the contest presents a crucial chance to change their lives.For a young widow, it's a chance to pay off her husband's debts and keep a roof over her children's heads. For a kitchen maid, it's a chance to leave servitude and find freedom. For the lady of the manor, it's a chance to escape her wealthy husband's increasingly hostile behavior. And for a trained chef, it's a chance to challenge the men at the top of her profession. These four women are giving the competition their all—even if that sometimes means bending the rules. But with so much at stake, will the contest that aims to bring the community together end up breaking it apart?
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Jennifer Ryan. (2021). The Kitchen Front: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

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