The Women (Large Print / Library Binding)

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The Women (Large Print / Library Binding)

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“Kristin Hannah’s latest book, The Women, will garner her a whole legion of new readers. This historical fiction set during the Vietnam War is based on the story of a young nurse stationed at the front lines. Raw, powerful, and compelling.”
— Liz Welter, Novel Bay Booksellers, Sturgeon Bay, WI

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Nurse Frankie McGrath patriotically volunteers to enlist as an Army nurse - "Women can be heroes too" her brother's best friend has told her.  On-the-job training in a brutal environment as catastrophe's follow her path. After her tour Frankie returns to an anti-War USA and tries to cope with life. For lovers of the old "MASH" tv series- the nurse's view of the realities of war.

— Pat Fowler

I won't lie, this was a hard book to read, but also a very important subject matter. Kristen Hannah creates a real-life story that centers on a young nurse who patriotically goes to Vietnam to serve her country and like the men we know who served in this war, comes back a broken shell of who she was. It is a story of her recovery and need for recognition, but it is also a story about a senseless and the invisible women who were there and unrecognized. 

— Amy


Product Details ISBN: 9798891640467
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Center Point
Publication Date: March 1st, 2024
Pages: 500
Language: English