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Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale

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Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale

By  Patti Callahan , Read by  Cynthia Erivo
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In this captivating historical novella narrated by Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo, New York Times best-selling author Patti Callahan Henry celebrates the life of the mother of modern nursing and one of history's greatest heroines: Florence Nightingale.

Wild Swan introduces listeners to the Lady with the Lamp long before she became a legend. In this poignant story, a young woman has just discovered her divine purpose to become a nurse, and struggles to make that dream a reality. While traveling abroad with her close friend, Selina Bracebridge - another strong woman living an unconventional life - a rare opportunity arises for Florence to practice medicine. Intellectually gifted with an advanced education thanks to her father's progressive political views, can the daughter of a prominent English family defy Victorian societal expectations to fulfill her destiny?

Over the course of a few short years, Florence remains brave and determined in the face of all obstacles, pursuing her passion against her family's wishes. From her parent's luxurious countryside estate in England to her travels abroad to the German medical institute where she first began her training and fell in love with her work, we follow Florence during these pivotal early years of her extraordinary life.

ISBN: 9781713638780

ISBN-10: 9781713638780

Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance

Publication Date: 08/17/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 08/17/2021 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

Historical - General