Most of us think of Florence Nightingale as "The Lady with the Lamp" — a Victorian-era nurse and social reformer. In this new book, we learn more about the family that raised her and the times in which she lived.


  • Gillian Gill has taught at Northeastern, Wellesley, Yale and Harvard and is also the author of biographies of Agatha Christie and Mary Baker Eddy.

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