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The Blue Dress and Other Stories

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Dave Riese

June 2016 B01GQS94VK (ASIN)

A series of three short stories introducing Rebecca, a Canadian teenager, living in Montreal during the 1940s. In the title story, 

The Blue Dress, Rebecca receives a second-hand blue dress as a gift. When she is forced to give up her hand-made needlepoint pillow in return, she finds a way to exact a fitting revenge for the adults' betrayal. 

Rebecca's War tells the story of WWII through the experiences of Rebecca and her Japanese schoolmate, a Sunday dinner with refugees, and a frightening encounter with a concentration camp survivor.

In The Maid, Rebecca sees a condom for the first time. This new knowledge has an unusual effect on a practical joke, she and her friend, Jackie, play on the maid in Jackie's home.

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