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Miss Nightingale's nurses

Author: Kate Eastham
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2019.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ada Houston's life is shattered when her brother Frank goes missing following an accident at the docks. She hears a rumour that he survived and left Liverpool to fight a foreign war, so she boards a ship to bring him home. But the battlefields of the Crimea are a hostile place for a penniless young woman. Then one day she is offered the chance to train as a nurse under the famous Florence Nightingale. Ada shows  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Eastham
ISBN: 9780750547246 0750547243
OCLC Number: 1090437507
Notes: Standard print edition originally published: UK: Penguin, 2018.
Description: 1 volume (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kate Eastham.

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Ada Houston's life is shattered when her brother Frank goes missing following an accident at the docks. She hears a rumour that he survived and left Liverpool to fight a foreign war, so she boards a ship to bring him home. But the battlefields of the Crimea are a hostile place for a penniless young woman. Then one day she is offered the chance to train as a nurse under the famous Florence Nightingale. Ada shows great aptitude as she cares for her injured countrymen, makes new friends and finds romance. But Frank is still missing and she needs to find him before it's too late ...

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