In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl audiobook

In Falling Snow

By Mary-Rose MacColl
Read by Orlagh Cassidy

Recorded Books, Inc. by arrangement with Penguin
14.15 Hours 1
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A bestselling Australian writer' s American debut and a heart-wrenching novel of World War I Iris Crane' s tranquil life is shattered when a letter summons memories from her bittersweet past: her first love, her best friend, and the tragedy that changed everything. Iris, a young Australian nurse, travels to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old brother, who ran away to enlist. But in Paris she meets the charismatic Dr. Frances Ivens, who convinces Iris to help establish a field hospital in the old abbey at Royaumont, staffed entirely by women-- a decision that will change her life. Seamlessly interwoven is the story of Grace, Iris' s granddaughter in 1970s Australia. Together their narratives paint a portrait of the changing role of women in medicine and the powerful legacy of love.

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A bestselling Australian writer' s American debut and a heart-wrenching novel of World War I Iris Crane' s tranquil life is shattered when a letter summons memories from her bittersweet past: her first love, her best friend, and the tragedy that changed everything. Iris, a young Australian nurse, travels to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old brother, who ran away to enlist. But in Paris she meets the charismatic Dr. Frances Ivens, who convinces Iris to help establish a field hospital in the old abbey at Royaumont, staffed entirely by women-- a decision that will change her life. Seamlessly interwoven is the story of Grace, Iris' s granddaughter in 1970s Australia. Together their narratives paint a portrait of the changing role of women in medicine and the powerful legacy of love.

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Author Bio: Mary-Rose MacColl

Author Bio: Mary-Rose MacColl

Mary-Rose MacColl is the author of several novels and a nonfiction book about maternity care. She divides her time between Brisbane, Australia, and Banff, Canada, with her husband and son.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 14.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English