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Author Reef, Catherine, author
Title Florence Nightingale : the courageous life of the legendary nurse / Catherine Reef
Published Boston : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]
 Louisville Adult Biography  Y/Biography/NIGHTINGALE    AVAILABLE
Descript 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-176) and index
Summary A biography of he pioneering nurse best known for her work during the Crimean War, where she rectified horrifying conditions and made nightly rounds to check on patients, saving hundreds of lives and sparking worldwide healthcare reform
Contents The night gallery -- "Mistress of all she attempts" -- A woman with work to do -- "Dust and nothing" -- The prison called family -- Shadows in a thirsty land -- "But one person in england" -- The horrors -- An angel with a lamp -- Nightingale power -- Maid of all work -- A noble life
Audience Ages 12+
Subject Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910 -- Juvenile literature
Nurses -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Young adult literature
ISBN 9780544535800

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