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Florence Nightingale

Kirsteen Nixon

Pitkin

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Price: £6.00

Publication date: 1 June 2011

Category: Biography

Who was this heroic Victorian campaigner, this secular saint who, as ‘the lady of the lamp’, became a living legend?

This revealing biographical guide looks at Florence Nightingale – the tireless, far-sighted and often cantankerous reformer who lies beyond the myth: at her youth, her time in the Crimea and her later career, using primary sources including extracts from her prolific letters and illustrated with her own artefacts and possessions.

ABOUT THE Author

Kirsteen Nixon is Collections Manager at the Florence Nightingale Museum, a role which has specialised her study and informed her writing of Florence Nightingale for Pitkin.

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