Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer
F a Davis Company, Jul 28, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
AJN Book of the Year 2009 5 Stars! It is fascinating to read and lovely to look at and would make an exceptional addition to a nursing or personal library. This is a one-of-a-kind, artistic history of the life of a nursing icon. Ellen Wurzbach, RN, MSN, PhDfor Doody Review Service Scientist, philosopher, visionary, mystic, healer, reformer, activist, feminist, politician. This lavishly illustrated biography celebrates the life and work of Florence Nightingale on the 100th anniversary of her death. With meticulous scholarship, the author documents the struggles and achievements of a woman who defied the conventions and standards of Victorian England to blaze her own path. Archival photographs, drawings, letters, maps, and a riveting narrative create a portrait of this complex, larger than life woman who is still a source of inspiration today.
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Review: Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, HealerUser Review - Betsy - Goodreads
Read this for an exhibit I'm curating at work. I have absolutely LOVED learning about Nightingale. This book has fabulous illustrations, and has been a good introduction to Nightingale's life and work ... Read full review
Review: Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, HealerUser Review - Tracey Ledel - Goodreads
Very interesting,and scholarly, but exhaustive (and exhausting) in it's details. Lots of great illustrations. a browsing book rather than a book I can read straight through. Barbara Dossey is a premier holistic nurse. Read full review