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Heroines of Mercy Street : Library Edition (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Pamela D. Toler)

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A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy Street and their Civil War struggles.Heroines of Mercy Street tells the true stories of the nurses at the Mansion House of Alexandria, Virginia, a mansion turned war-time hospital and setting for the new PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers, doctors, wounded men from both sides, freed slaves, politicians, speculators, and spies who passed through the hospital in the crossroads of the Civil War, were nurses who gave their time freely and willingly to save lives and aid the wounded. These women saw casualties on a scale Americans had never seen before, and medicine was at a turning point. Heroines of Mercy Street follows the lives of women like Dorothea ******, Mary Phinney, Anne Reading, and more before, during, and after their epic struggle in Alexandria and reveals their personal contributions to this astounding period in the advancement of medicine.
Edition: Unabridged
Number of Pages: 785
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: History
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Author: Pamela D. Toler
Language: English
Street Date: February 16, 2016
TCIN: 50863402
UPC: 9781478910480
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-1417

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