Florence Nightingale
Laura E. Richards

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Narrated By: Anna Fields

Duration: 3 hours and 22 minutes

What to expect

The name of Florence Nightingale is a household word, but the exact nature and scope of her work, and the difficulties and discouragement under which it was accomplished, are unknown to many in the present generation. This story of that justly beloved woman’s life is told by one whose father was in part responsible for Miss Nightingale’s decision to devote her life to nursing. Written with a rare sympathy and beauty of style, this uplifting account of a noble life will inspire young and old alike.


Biography: historical, political and military, Biography: science, technology and medicine, Biography: general, Gender studies: women and girls, History

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