Nightingales The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale by Gillian Gill

Cover of: Nightingales | Gillian Gill

Published by Ballantine Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - British,
  • History,
  • Medical - Nurses,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Medical - General,
  • 1820-1910,
  • Biography,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Family,
  • Great Britain,
  • Nightingale family,
  • Nightingale, Florence,,
  • Nurses

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9687425M
ISBN 100345451872
ISBN 109780345451873

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