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Henry's Nursing Notes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
Talking with Leaders of the Past
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Fifteen famous leaders, at Home on the Other Side, talk with Peter Watson Jenkins expertly channeled by Toni Ann Winninger. The leaders are : Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Andrew Carnegie, Bertrand Russell, Carl Jung, Charles Darwin, Dwight Moody, Eleanor Roosevelt, Florence Nightingale, Mahatma Gandhi, Margaret Sanger, Oscar Wilde,Pope John XXIII, William James, and Winston Churchill.
Haywire My Life in the Mines
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
Ashes, Ashes, Don't Fall Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Dedicated to those who have been trapped in abuse, this is the story of one girl's survival. Escaping into books, she is able to endure until she reaches adulthood, when she walks out of her troubling past and into the promise of her own future.
Blood On Their Petticoats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
For Isobel Spry the war in the Crimea meant one thing at first – her lover Edmund was a surgeon there, working in the hospitals, operating on soldiers back from the battlefields. Having had a little experience in nursing, she decides to accompany and assist Florence Nightingale in tending to the sick and wounded. But what she finds there is far beyond what her genteel sensibilities could imagine.
Florence Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.