A review by oceanwriter
A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Elizabeth Wein

adventurous informative inspiring fast-paced


I'm a huge fan of Elizabeth Wein's fiction books and I've been looking forward to reading this nonfiction work of hers. 

The charm I've come to love from this author was surely there, however, for a nonfiction book, I felt like so much was missing and that there was a lack of cohesion. I had trouble keeping up with which woman of the prominent three featured was being discussed as the narration jumped back and forth between them with little rhyme or reason. The book was short, too, and I managed it in one sitting. I would have loved a lengthier dive into such a fascinating area of history.

Elizabeth Wein's passion for the subject is evident and makes for an enjoyable read, but ultimately, I felt like I hadn't learned as much on the topic as I would have from a couple of Google searches. I would love to see her make a novel adaption showing the live of these brave ladies. 

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