Download e-book for kindle: Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a by Mary J MacLeod

By Mary J MacLeod

ISBN-10: 1611458315

ISBN-13: 9781611458312

ISBN-10: 1628725125

ISBN-13: 9781628725124

Tired of the velocity and noise of existence close to London and eager for a greater position to elevate their teenagers, Mary J. MacLeod and her husband encountered their dream whereas touring on a distant island within the Scottish Hebrides. Enthralled by way of its windswept attractiveness, they quickly have been the proud proprietors of a near-derelict croft house—a farmer’s stone cottage—on “a small acre” of land. Mary assumed tasks because the island’s district nurse. name the Nurse is her account of the enchanted years she and her family members spent there, coming to understand its folks as either sufferers and friends.

In anecdotes which are by means of turns humorous, unhappy, relocating, and tragic, she remembers all of them, the crofters and their laird, the boatmen and tradesmen, younger enthusiasts and forbidding churchmen. opposed to the old fashioned island tradition and the grandeur of mountain and sea spread indelible tales: a tender girl carried via snow for airlift to the sanatorium; a rescue via boat; the wedding of a gradual huge and the island good looks; a ghostly come across; the surprising discovery of a girl in chains; the flames of a heather hearth at evening; an unexploded bomb from global conflict II; and the cheerful, tipsy occasion of a ceilidh. Gaelic fortitude meets a nurse’s compassion in those impressive precise tales from rural Scotland.

Show description

Read Online or Download Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle PDF

Best ethnic & national books

Napoleon of the Pacific: Kamehameha the Great - download pdf or read online

This republished e-book is the biography of Kamehameha the good. the 1st king of Hawaii who united the entire islands and created an self reliant state out of warring tribal parts. the writer (Dr. Herbert H. Gowen) has performed an excellend task depicting the legends and fantasy surrounding the start of Kemahameha.

Read e-book online Children of the Dream: Our Own Stories Growing Up Black in PDF

"I permit a person name me 'nigger. ' It wasn't simply any previous physique, both; it used to be my pal. that truly damage. " -- Amitiyah Elayne Hyman Martin Luther King, Jr. , dreamed of an afternoon whilst black young ones have been judged no longer through the colour in their pores and skin, yet by way of the content material in their personality. His eloquent cost grew to become the one maximum suggestion for the success of racial justice in the US.

Get Ower Dawning. (Ower Kid Book 2) PDF

'1950's' Atlas D'four's reminiscent catalog of mishap'smis-understandings and occasionally painfulinterludes, coupled with a wish to 'live', once more carry the reader right into a nation of bemusement and anticipation. a few may perhaps even say - Oh definite. i used to be there - . I too survived. an exceptional learn. now not for the faint- hearted.

Get FIFIANA: or Memorials of the East of Fife PDF

Biographical details in and concerning the quarter east of the County Fife in Scotland, 1869. 388 pages.

Additional info for Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle

Example text

Download PDF sample

Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle by Mary J MacLeod


by Anthony
4.5

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 27 votes