The War Nurse by Tracey Enerson Wood audiobook

The War Nurse: A Novel

By Tracey Enerson Wood
Read by Libby McKnight

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781492698166
11.64 Hours 1
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Another gripping historical fiction masterpiece from international bestselling author Tracey Enerson Wood She asked dozens of young women to lay their lives on the line during the Great War. Can she protect them? Superintendent of Nurses Julia Stimson must recruit sixty-five nurses to relieve the battle-worn British, months before American troops are ready to be deployed. She knows that the young nurses serving near the front lines of will face a challenging situation, but nothing could have prepared her for the chaos that awaits when they arrive at British Base Hospital 12 in Rouen, France. The primitive conditions, a convoluted, ineffective system, and horrific battle wounds are enough to discourage the most hardened nurses, and Julia can do nothing but lead by example?even as the military doctors undermine her authority and make her question her very place in the hospital tent. When trainloads of soldiers stricken by a mysterious respiratory illness arrive one after the other, overwhelming the hospital's limited resources, and threatening the health of her staff, Julia faces an unthinkable choice?to step outside the bounds of her profession and risk the career she has fought so hard for, or to watch the people she cares for most die in her arms. Based on a true story, The War Nurse is a sweeping historical novel by international bestselling author Tracey Enerson Wood that takes readers on an unforgettable journey through WWI France.

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Summary

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Another gripping historical fiction masterpiece from international bestselling author Tracey Enerson Wood She asked dozens of young women to lay their lives on the line during the Great War. Can she protect them? Superintendent of Nurses Julia Stimson must recruit sixty-five nurses to relieve the battle-worn British, months before American troops are ready to be deployed. She knows that the young nurses serving near the front lines of will face a challenging situation, but nothing could have prepared her for the chaos that awaits when they arrive at British Base Hospital 12 in Rouen, France. The primitive conditions, a convoluted, ineffective system, and horrific battle wounds are enough to discourage the most hardened nurses, and Julia can do nothing but lead by example?even as the military doctors undermine her authority and make her question her very place in the hospital tent. When trainloads of soldiers stricken by a mysterious respiratory illness arrive one after the other, overwhelming the hospital's limited resources, and threatening the health of her staff, Julia faces an unthinkable choice?to step outside the bounds of her profession and risk the career she has fought so hard for, or to watch the people she cares for most die in her arms. Based on a true story, The War Nurse is a sweeping historical novel by international bestselling author Tracey Enerson Wood that takes readers on an unforgettable journey through WWI France.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“If you, like me, are a voyeur of historical drama that unfolds as if the kitchen window flew open and the characters were caught in action, then The War Nurse is for you.” Diane Dewey, author of Fixing the Fates
“Fans of Patricia Harman will love Wood’s treatment of medical expertise in a historical setting.” Booklist
“A rich, gripping history of one woman’s lifelong battle against systemic prejudice.” Stewart O’Nan, New York Times bestselling author
“[An] impeccably researched, well-drawn, based-on-a-true-story tale, written by a former RN…The War Nurse shines an important light on a woman whose story was, until now, lost to time.” Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author

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Author Bio: Tracey Enerson Wood

Author Bio: Tracey Enerson Wood

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 11.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English