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The Nightingale GirlsAuthor: Donna Douglas Narrator: Penelope Freeman Audiobook
Three very different girls sign up as trainee nurses at a big London teaching hospital in 1934. Dora leaves her overcrowded, squalid workingclass home for a better life. But has she got what it takes to keep up with other, bettereducated girls? And will her hated stepfather ever let her go? Helen is born for the job, her brother is a doctor, her allpowerful mother a hospital trustee. But will Helen's secret misery be her downfall? An aristocratic rebel, Millie's carefree attitude will find her up in front of Matron again and again. Will she ever care enough to make a nurse? Or will she go back to the glamorous life she was born to? What have they let themselves in for?
© 2013 Soundings (Audiobook) ISBN: 9781407936260