Iris Franklin is the postmistress in a sleepy Massachusetts town during World War II who makes a fateful decision to not deliver an important piece of mail. Frankie Bard is a female war reporter who provides America with narrative vignettes from Europe; but when she returns to Massachusetts she reveals that her reporting hasn't told the whole story. POSTMISTRESS deals with the complex ethics of truth and lies, and how missing information can change people's lives forever.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Types of Characters, War + Military, Settings, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Historical Fiction, Family + Friendship