Hospital Sketches (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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During the Civil War, Alcott worked as a nurse in Washington D.C. In this fascinating portrait of the early days of Army nursing, comprised of four sketches based on her letters, Alcott describes her decision to become a nurse, her experiences, her job at the hospital, her illness at the hospital, and her return home.

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Hospital Sketches (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


During the Civil War, Alcott worked as a nurse in Washington D.C. In this fascinating portrait of the early days of Army nursing, comprised of four sketches based on her letters, Alcott describes her decision to become a nurse, her experiences, her job at the hospital, her illness at the hospital, and her return home.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411458611
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 8/2/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 182
  • Sales rank: 354,139
  • File size: 160 KB

Meet the Author


Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American writer best known for her classic novel Little Women (1868-69), drawn from her own childhood. Personally educated by writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau, she first gained literary success with Hospital Sketches (1863), based on her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War.  Her writing often deals with women’s issues in an honest, insightful manner.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    I read the sample and its pretty good....

    If u like LMA..the author...then u should read this book...

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2014

    &#9363

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2014

    S

    Falls asleep((really tired gnight. Love ya.))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2014

    Margaret

    Whoa not in my hospital youre not!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2014

    Jack

    Stops. Teleports us to mir.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2014

    Kacy

    Goes

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2014

    Julian

    I really never knew her but im still gonna be here p.s.who did this to her ill track im down

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2014

    Seirra

    "Oh...."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2014

    Maria

    Fridgets and holds her necklace and wipes her tears

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2014

    S

    Walks out with her.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2014

    Ashley

    Walks in

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Doctor

    She will live

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Sabella

    She stands up

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Ambulance

    Shes going to be all right just a dont let her out of the wheel chair untill the wound is healed

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Megan

    "Well my friends. I'm going to leave" she smiles and kisses all of them on the head before walking out

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Mariah

    (Go back to our book)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Jacob

    Laughs. Gets in the drivers side, strts the car and drives home.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    <_>

    <_>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Dr. Rodriguez

    "Well..im going to go and check on another patient. I will be back tommorow.", he says patting Jacob's back.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2014

    J

    Takes Dani home

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