Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle

Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle

Mary J MacLeod


*A Wall highway Journal Bestseller*

Tired of the velocity and noise of lifestyles close to London and eager for a greater position to elevate their childrens, Mary J. MacLeod (known to all as Julia) and her husband encountered their dream whereas touring on a distant island within the Scottish Hebrides. Enthralled by means of its windswept attractiveness, they quickly have been the proud proprietors of a near-derelict croft house—a farmer’s stone cottage—on “a small acre” of land. Mary assumed tasks because the island’s district nurse. Call the Nurse is her account of the 1st enchanted years she and her kinfolk spent there, coming to grasp its folks as either sufferers and friends.

Gaelic fortitude meets a nurse’s compassion in those extraordinary actual tales from rural Scotland. The extraordinary debut of an writer now in her eighties, Call the Nurse is a treasure of candy nostalgia.

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