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Between the Heartbeats: Poetry and Prose by Nurses

Between the Heartbeats: Poetry and Prose by Nurses

by Cortney Davis
     
 

Nurses who are also creative writers have a powerful empathetic outlet for the joys and griefs of their everyday experiences. In Between the Heartbeats an international, diverse community of nurses write honestly and compassionately about their work. By unsentimentally translating out suffering into prose and poetry, the registered nurses in this brave,

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Nurses who are also creative writers have a powerful empathetic outlet for the joys and griefs of their everyday experiences. In Between the Heartbeats an international, diverse community of nurses write honestly and compassionately about their work. By unsentimentally translating out suffering into prose and poetry, the registered nurses in this brave, graceful anthology perform another enduring act of loving care.

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“This volume of poetry and prose is written by nurses about their experiences of caring. It describes their disasters, their triumphs, their joy and sorrow. It is, quite simply, wonderful…Beg, steal, or borrow this book; if that fails, buy it.”—Nursing Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877455165
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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