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The Walnut Tree

Todd, Charles (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.
Authors: Todd, Charles
Statement of Responsibility: Charles Todd
Title: The walnut tree
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 20 cm.
Summary: Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.
Subject Headings: Young women Fiction Nobility England Fiction Nurses England Fiction World War, 1914-1918 France Fiction World War, 1914-1918 England Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Love stories
Topical Term: Young women
Nobility
Nurses
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918
LCCN: 2012031037
ISBN: 9780062236999
0062236997
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY T
Research Call Number: JFC 12-892
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a very good read. the characters are personal and admirable. taking place in 1914 during war time it shows the resilence of the people who make up our world.

Apr 04, 2014
  • happycanuck rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A pleasant and interesting read, even though it's hard to explain why.

"Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part." January 2013 Thrillers & Suspense Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=590376

Dec 27, 2012
  • ready2read rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a nice stand alone by Charles Todd. (mother and son writing team) It is a Christmas story but remember the main character is a WW1 nurse so it is not all about snowflakes and gentle wishes. Bess Crawford makes a cameo.

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Jul 18, 2014
  • red_frog_37 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

red_frog_37 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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