In Falling Snow

August 27, 2013|
In Falling Snow by Mary Rose Maccoll
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In Falling Snow opens as Iris Crane, an elderly Australian widow struggling to keep up with daily life, receives a surprise invitation in the mail to a reunion at the ancient abbey of Royaumont, the site of a field hospital north of Paris. In the First World War, Iris served there as a nurse in a hospital run entirely by women, and the invitation opens a flood of memories—about how she came to Europe in 1914 in search of her brother, her work alongside the female doctors and administrators as the wounded soldiers flooded into the hospital, and of the dear friends she made at Royaumont who would change her family’s life forever.

A moving and uplifting novel about the small unsung acts of heroism of which love makes us capable.

Mary-Rose MacColl''s first novel, No Safe Place, was a runner-up for the Australian /Vogel literary award. Her first non-fiction book, The Birth Wars, was a finalist for the Walkley Awards. She lives in Brisbane, Australia, and Banff, Canada, with her husband and young son. In Falling Snow is her North American debu...
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Title:In Falling Snow
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:464 pages, 8.27 X 5.28 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:464 pages, 8.27 X 5.28 X 1.3 in
Published:August 27, 2013
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143188001

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