The Women - Kristin Hannah

The Women

Author: Kristin Hannah

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Welcome to the world of The Women, a book that brings together emotions, adventures and knowledge in each of its pages. From the pages of this book, you will immerse yourself in a universe of possibilities and unique experiences that will transport you to unknown places full of magic and mystery. Whether you're a curious child or an adult looking for inspiration, The Women has something special to offer you. Get ready to explore new worlds, learn new skills and discover the power of imagination through this wonderful book that will undoubtedly accompany you on this wonderful reading adventure.

Description

A #1 bestseller on The New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times!

From the celebrated author of The Nightingale and The Four Winds comes Kristin Hannah's The Women—at once an intimate portrait of coming of age in a dangerous time and an epic tale of a nation divided.

Women can be heroes. When twenty-year-old nursing student Frances “Frankie” McGrath hears these words, it is a revelation. Raised in the sun-drenched, idyllic world of Southern California and sheltered by her conservative parents, she has always prided herself on doing the right thing. But in 1965, the world is changing, and she suddenly dares to imagine a different future for herself. When her brother ships out to serve in Vietnam, she joins the Army Nurse Corps and follows his path.

As green and inexperienced as the men sent to Vietnam to fight, Frankie is over-whelmed by the chaos and destruction of war. Each day is a gamble of life and death, hope and betrayal; friendships run deep and can be shattered in an instant. In war, she meets—and becomes one of—the lucky, the brave, the broken, and the lost.

But war is just the beginning for Frankie and her veteran friends. The real battle lies in coming home to a changed and divided America, to angry protesters, and to a country that wants to forget Vietnam.

The Women is the story of one woman gone to war, but it shines a light on all women who put themselves in harm’s way and whose sacrifice and commitment to their country has too often been forgotten. A novel about deep friendships and bold patriotism, The Women is a richly drawn story with a memorable heroine whose idealism and courage under fire will come to define an era.

Reviews

  • Raw, riveting and real

    5
    Autor: Claremontreal
    Like many, I was ignorant about the role women played in Vietnam…thank you Frankie and Kristin for making me aware of the sacrifice that has been for too long ignored. Beautifully written, you feel like you are there…during and after.
  • Best. Book. Wow.

    5
    Autor: nscucckrnfgmg
    The Nightingale is one of my favourite books, so when I heard about this book I pre-ordered it and WOW. Could NOT put it down. So well written. So many emotions. There was never a part I wanted to skim past or that lost my interest. So many twists and turns, but in good ways that made me gasp out-loud or go “thank god!” You truly fall in love with all of the characters. What an incredible read from an incredible author!