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Jamaican Nightingale

Mary Seacole

Jamaican Nightingale

Wonderful adventures of Mary Seacole in many lands

by Mary Seacole

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Williams-Wallace Publishers in Stratford, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seacole, Mary, -- 1805-1881.,
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Personal narratives, Jamaican.,
  • Nurses -- Jamaica -- Biography.,
  • Creoles -- Jamaica -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally published: Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands. London : J. Blackwood, 1857.

    Other titlesWonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands., Wonderful adventures of Mary Seacole in many lands.
    Statementedited by George Cadagon.
    ContributionsCadogan, George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK214 .S33 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21256232M
    ISBN 100887950760


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It was from her mother that she inherited her interest in nursing. Her mother, nicknamed “the Doctress”, kept a lodging house at East Street, Kingston where she nursed army officers and their families from Up Park Camp.