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❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Nightingales The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale ✩ Author Gillian Gill – Catalizadores.co Florence Nightingale was for a time the most famous woman in Britain–if not the world We know her today primarily as a saintly character perhaps as a heroic reformer of Britain’s health care systeFlorence Nightingale was for a time the most famous woman in Britain–if not the world We know her today primarily as a saintly character perhaps as a heroic reformer of Britain’s health care system The reality is involved and far fascinating In an utterly beguiling narrative that reads like the best Victorian fiction acclaimed author Gillian Gill tells the story of this richly complex woman and her extraordinary familyBorn to an adoring wealthy cultivated father and a mother whose conventional facade concealed a surprisingly unfettered intelligence Florence was connected by kinship or friendship to the cream of Victorian England’s intellectual aristocracy Though moving in a world of ease.

And privilege the Nightingales came from solidly middle class stock with deep traditions of hard work natural curiosity and moral clarity So it should have come as no surprise to William Edward and Fanny Nightingale when their younger daughter Florence showed an early passion for helping others combined with a precocious bent for power Far problematic was Florence’s inexplicable refusal to marry the well connected Richard Monckton Milnes As Gill so brilliantly shows this matrimonial refusal was at once an act of religious dedication and a cry for her freedom–as a woman and as a leader Florence’s later insistence on traveling to the Crimea at the height of war to tend to wounded soldiers.

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eBook catalizadores.co ¼ Nightingales The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life Gillian Gill who holds a PhD in modern French literature from Cambridge University has taught at Northeastern Wellesley Yale and Harvard She is the author of Nightingales The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale Agatha Christie The Woman and Her Mysteries and Mary Baker Eddy She lives in suburban Boston

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