The Nightingale of Mosul: A Nurse's Journey of Service, Struggle, and War

The Nightingale of Mosul: A Nurse's Journey of Service, Struggle, and War



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ISBN-13: 9781607146315
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 04/27/2010
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Colonel Susan Luz, 57, is the highest ranking soldier in the 399th Combat Support Hospital, an Army Reserve unit based out of Massachusetts. In 2007 she won the Bronze Star for meritorious service while in Iraq.

Trained as a nurse, she has lived a life devoted to public service and has worked in inner-city schools, jails, and adolescent psychiatric wards. A former Peace Corps volunteer to Brazil, she holds a nursing degree from the University of Rhode Island and a master’s degree in public health from Boston University.

No stranger to military circles, Susan’s father is a World War II veteran who served under General Patton. Susan’s father-in-law is the late George Luz Sr., who was portrayed by actor Rick Gomez in the Band of Brothers HBO miniseries based on Stephen Ambrose’s bestselling book by the same name.

Susan lives with her husband, George Luz Jr., in Rhode Island.

Marcus Brotherton is the author of We Who Are Alive and Remain: untold stories from the Band of Brothers; Call of Duty: My Life Before, During, and After the Band of Brothers; and others. As a full-time writer, his specialty is helping people with strong public platforms tell their stories. A former newspaper reporter, Marcuslives with his family in Washington State.

Marcus Brotherton is the author or co-author of 19 books. He has collaborated with Dr. Nancy Heche (mother of Anne Heche), international humanitarian Susan Scott Krabacher, and most recently on We Who Are Alive and Remain, a compilation memoir with 20 of the original Band of Brothers.

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