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|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||-|
- 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.
|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.
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