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The Resource A very private diary : a nurse in wartime, Mary Morris ; edited by Carol Acton

A very private diary : a nurse in wartime, Mary Morris ; edited by Carol Acton

Label
A very private diary : a nurse in wartime
Title
A very private diary
Title remainder
a nurse in wartime
Statement of responsibility
Mary Morris ; edited by Carol Acton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The real war started for me today'. So begins the diary of 18-year-old Mary Mulry, a young Irish nurse, newly arrived in London in 1940. Over the next seven years she witnesses many of the pivotal events of the war at first hand. In London during the Blitz she sees a young woman die after a botched abortion, narrowly escapes from the bombing of the Alexandra Hotel, and nurses critically ill children during bombing raids in Woolwich. In Normandy in 1944, arriving on the heels of the D-Day invasion, she nurses Allied soldiers and German prisoners of war. In war-torn Belgium, she records harrowing stories of casualties from the Battle of Arnhem. In these extraordinary diaries we see a young woman coming of age, falling in and out of love several times over
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 940.5'475'41'092
  • 940.547541092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A very private diary : a nurse in wartime, Mary Morris ; edited by Carol Acton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780227382
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781780227382
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Label
A very private diary : a nurse in wartime, Mary Morris ; edited by Carol Acton
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780227382
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781780227382
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)

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