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One pair of feet

Author: Monica Dickens
Publisher: London : Virago, 2013.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the effects of the war raging in Europe begin to be felt at home in London, Monica Dickens decides to do her bit and to pursue a new career, and so enrols as a student nurse at a hospital in rural Hertfordshire. By nature clever and spirited, she struggles to submit to the iron rule of the Matron and Sisters, and is alternately infuriated and charmed by her patients. That's not to mention the mountains of menial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Monica Dickens; Monica Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Dickens
ISBN: 9781844089086 1844089088
OCLC Number: 859185379
Description: xii, 241 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: by Monica Dickens ; introduction by Marina Lewycka.

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Dickens' classic memoir of her experiences as a young nurse in wartime is richly observed and highly entertaining.  Read more...

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Cheerful impudence ... And occasional touches of pathos. -- JB Priestley A brilliantly funny account. -- Elizabeth Bowen One Pair of Feet is not just a spirited and entertaining account of the Read more...

 
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