Praise for Fruits of Victory. "Elaine Weiss has written an important book on an overlooked subject. Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army in the Great War covers the virtually unknown story of the "farmettes" who joined American's land army to feed the nation during World War I. This engaging account makes not only good reading, but also contributes to our understanding of both women's history and the home front during the war. — Jean Baker, Bennett-Harwood professor of history, Goucher College. ".
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"Bravo to Elaine Weiss! She has rescued a fascinating chapter of our history from undeserved obscurity and tells the story of the Woman's Land Army of World War I with undeniable verve. — Deborah Dash Moore, Professor of History, University of Michigan.
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"Weiss plows through a wide variety of primary sources and produces a bumper crop of determined women, stubborn men, telling anecdotes, and rich details, all part of a surprising and surprisingly moving story of mobilization and organization, patriotism and sexism. The army of "farmerettes," drawn from the classrooms of the "Seven Sisters" and urban factories, who came together as "soldiers of the soil" to harvest everything from cherries in Michigan to cotton in Georgia and the women who recruited, trained, and championed them leave an indelible imprint in this well-told tale of the remarkable effort of American women to feed a nation at war. — Kathryn Allamong Jacob, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. Elaine F.
Weiss is a journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Boston Globe, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and on National Public Radio. She is a frequent correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more. Fruits of Victory is coming out in paperback! Spring/Summer 2015. Stay tuned. Fruits of Victory re-imagined into a children's book: Erin Hagar's Doing Her Bit: A Story of The Woman's Land Army forthcoming from Charlesbridge Publishers.
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Freshwater Library, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.