• Title: Arise Beloved
  • Author: Glynn Compton Harper
  • ISBN: 9780978951801
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • Arise Beloved Glynn Compton Harper s novel Arise Beloved set in WWII is an adventure filled story of love and war about an orphaned rootless young woman Becky Bright and her first lover Troy McNutt a navy pi
    Glynn Compton Harper s novel, Arise Beloved, set in WWII, is an adventure filled story of love and war about an orphaned, rootless young woman, Becky Bright and her first lover, Troy McNutt, a navy pilot Afraid to fly at first, she agrees to go up with Troy and finds she loves flying Troy teaches her to fly and she soon becomes a famous woman aviator After Pearl Harbor,Glynn Compton Harper s novel, Arise Beloved, set in WWII, is an adventure filled story of love and war about an orphaned, rootless young woman, Becky Bright and her first lover, Troy McNutt, a navy pilot Afraid to fly at first, she agrees to go up with Troy and finds she loves flying Troy teaches her to fly and she soon becomes a famous woman aviator After Pearl Harbor, unable to fly because of the war, Becky separates from Troy and joins the courageous Women Air Force Service Pilots, the famed WASP of WWII Seeking a family, she marries Jerry Crawford, a B 17 navigator, a man with a close knit family, but Jerry is unfaithful to her and asks for a divorce just before he is shot down and captured by the Germans Expelled from the WASPs after an unauthorized flight, Becky risks her life in a dangerous mission to exchange her faithless husband for Gunther Hammer, a German POW In the meantime, her first lover, Troy, is shot down by the Japanese and marooned on a South Pacific island where he fathers a daughter with a Polynesian woman, who later abandons him and their child After the war, Becky is reunited with Troy, and with his daughter, they become the family she has been seeking all her life.

    One Reply to “Arise Beloved”

    1. The first 3/4 of this novel is terrrific! I love Becky Bright, female aviatrix and WASP and all her little imperfections, her disdain for men in general, her attitude, her spunk, and the way she makes it in a "man's world." Her lover, Troy, is a bit of wimpy fellow at first but he really shows his stuff in the end. Her husband is a horrible match for her and comes with a nightmare mother in law (a bit overdone the mother in law bit) and I especially enjoyed the war scenes. Very craftily done. Ho [...]

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