The secret of raven point : A Novel. / Jennifer Vanderbes.
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- ISBN: 9781439167052 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
From the award-winning writer of Easter Island (hailed by People magazine as a "rich and worldly first novel"), comes a powerful story of love, loss, and redemption amidst the ruins of war-torn Italy.1943: When seventeen-year-old Juliet Dufresne receives a cryptic letter from her enlisted older brother pleading for help, and then finds out he's been reported missing overseas, she lies about her age and volunteers as an army nurse to find him. Shy and awkward, Juliet is thrust into the bloody chaos of a field hospital, living in a sprawling encampment north of Rome where she forges new friendships with her fellow nurses and is increasingly consumed by the plight of her patients. One in particular, Christopher Barnaby, a deserter awaiting court martial, may hold the answer to her brother's fate—but the trauma of war has left him unable to speak. Racing against the clock, Juliet works with an enigmatic young psychiatrist, Henry Willard, to heal Barnaby's...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Scribner, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1926 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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