Maggie Bennett A Child At The Door

ISBN 13: 9780091899721

A Child At The Door

9780091899721: A Child At The Door

A young nurse's life is forever changed by war... Orphan Mabel Court's dreams come true when she enters the Booth Street Poor Law Infirmary as a probationer nurse. But it is August 1914, and her world is about to be turned upside down. She soon meets Norah McLoughlin, another probationer, and the two girls - together with Mabel's childhood friend Maudie, now a music-hall dancer - become firm friends. As war rages across Europe, they try to keep their spirits up but when Mabel's fiancé Harry Drover is wounded at the battle of the Somme, Mabel realises that the life she and Harry had always hoped for is now an impossibility. Then when Maudie falls pregnant by an officer, and Norah's young man is lost at sea, all three girls are forced to face the fact that life will never be the same again... (2002-09-17)

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

A gritty engrossing saga in the bestselling tradition of Meg Hutchinson (2002-09-17)

About the Author:

Maggie Bennett was born in Hampshire. When she left school at eighteen she started general nursing training and, after a year as a staff nurse, she went on to train as a midwife. Her career was interrupted by marriage at thirty-five, and she moved to Manchester where her two daughters were born; she later returned to work as a midwife until her retirement in 1991. Having been an avid reader and scribbler all her life, she took a correspondence course in creative writing after her husband's death in 1983, and started writing articles and short stories. Her first novel, A Child's Voice Calling, was published in 2002.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Maggie Bennett
Published by Arrow (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091899729 ISBN 13: 9780091899721
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Arrow, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091899729

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.26
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds