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The women [large print] / Kristin Hannah.

Hannah, Kristin, (author.).


"'Women can be heroes, too.' When twenty-year-old nursing student Frances Frankie McGrath hears these unexpected words, it is a revelation. Raised on idyllic Coronado Island and sheltered by her conservative parents, she has always prided herself on doing the right thing, being a good girl. But in 1965 the world is changing, and she suddenly imagines a different choice for her life. When her brother ships out to serve in Vietnam, she impulsively joins the Army Nurse Corps and follows his path. As green and inexperienced as the men sent to Vietnam to fight, Frankie is overwhelmed by the chaos and destruction of war, as well as the unexpected trauma of coming home to a changed and politically divided America. The Women is the story of one woman gone to war, but it shines a light on the story of all women who put themselves in harm's way to help others. Women whose sacrifice and commitment to their country has all too often been forgotten."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798891640467
  • Physical Description: 648 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by St. Martin's Publishing Group.
Includes author's note with background information.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references (page 645).
Subject: Women veterans > Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder > Fiction.
Nurses > Fiction.
Young women > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Women > Fiction.
Veterans > Fiction.
Large type books.
United States > Armed Forces > Nurses > Fiction.
Psychic trauma > Fiction.
Genre: War fiction.
Historical fiction.
Large print books.

Available copies

  • 0 of 46 copies available at Westchester Library System.


  • 222 current holds with 46 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ardsley Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text) 31000151340208 Large Print On holds shelf -
Bedford Free Library 813 (Text) 31002150799624 Large Print On holds shelf -
Bedford Hills Free Library LP HANNAH (Text) 31003151462683 New Large Print On holds shelf -
Briarcliff Manor Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text) 31036151019830 New Book Checked out 05/28/2024
Bronxville Public Library LARGE PRINT HANNAH (Text) 31004151961781 Large Print Checked out 05/13/2024
Chappaqua Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text) 31005154375119 Large Print Checked out 05/21/2024
Chappaqua Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text) 31005400015832 Large Print Checked out 05/19/2024
Eastchester Public Library LARGE PRINT FICTION HANNAH (Text) 31008152588246 Large Print Checked out 06/12/2024
Greenburgh Public Library LP HANNAH (Text) 31009155106192 New Large Print On holds shelf -
Harrison Public Library LP HANNAH, K. (Text) 31010300343623 Large Print Checked out 06/12/2024

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