Book description:Genre: Academic
1st ed. of "Nurses at the Front: Writing the Wounds of the Great War".
ISBN 13: 9781555534844
Number of pages: 494
Ellen La Motte (1873-1961) and Mary Borden (1886-1968) are two of the best known American nurses who wrote about their experiences working in the same field hospital on the Western front during World War I. La Mottes The Backwash of War (1916) and Bordens The Forbidden Zone (1929) present in powerful, vivid and often haunting prose each womans acute observations of the