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Under the Apple Tree: A World War II Home Front Novel

A New Release of a Classic…

In honor of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Hawthorne is releasing a classic by the national author Indiana can claim as native son.

Dan Wakefield’s Under the Apple Tree, A World War II Home Front Novel, considered to be his best novel by many readers, has been reissued in a deluxe format with illustrations. Its humor and pathos will continue to touch readers who find pride in America’s efforts to stop the Nazi and Japanese war machines—and the price all her people paid for that effort.

Senator William Ezra Jenner of Indiana

Senator William Ezra Jenner of Indiana

by Remembered by his son William Edward Jenner

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