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The daughters of Mars / Thomas Keneally.

Keneally, Thomas. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 24 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Dorchester County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library FIC KEN (Text) 30018004428427 Adult Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch FIC KEN (Text) 30018004422859 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1476734615 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9781476734613 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 517 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Naomi and Sally Durance are daughters of a dairy farmer from the Macleay Valley. Bound together in complicity by what they consider a crime, when the Great War begins in 1914 they hope to submerge their guilt by leaving for Europe to nurse the tides of young wounded. They head for the Dardanelles on the hospital ship Archimedes. Their education in medicine, valour and human degradation continues on the Greek island of Lemnos, then on the Western Front. Here, new outrages - gas, shell-shock - present themselves. Naomi encounters the wonderful, eccentric Lady Tarlton, who is founding a voluntary hospital near Boulogne; Sally serves in a casualty clearing station close to the front. They meet the men with whom they would wish to spend the rest of their lives. Inspired by the journals of Australian nurses who gave their all to the Great War effort and the men they nursed" -- from Random House web site.
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Nurses > Fiction.
Soldiers > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Women > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Hospitals > Fiction.
Australia > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War stories.
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