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Hospital Sketches

Gelesen von Aaron Elliott

(4,453 Sterne; 32 Bewertungen)

Alcott in 1862 served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War. She wrote home what she observed there. Those harrowing and sometimes humorous letters compiled make up Hospital Sketches. (Summary by Aaron Elliott)

(3 hr 8 min)

Chapters

Chapter 01 - Obtaining Supplies

23:11

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Chapter 02 - A Foreward Movement

20:42

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Chapter 03 - A Day

29:43

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Chapter 04 - A Night

42:05

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Chapter 05 - Off Duty

40:05

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Chapter 06 - A Postscript

32:33

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Bewertungen

We've come a Long Way

(4 Sterne)

This story of Louisa May Alcott's life will make you very appreciative of hospital stays in this country today. We've come a long way in our nursing of the wounded, the sick and the dying in America. The reader has an awkward pattern of reading.

LMA is such a delight!

(3,5 Sterne)

Sweet little story and fascinating to imagine. Narrator a bit fast but I'd rather that than too slow.

Miss Alcott's humor and observation are welcome

(4,5 Sterne)

I've spent 30 years working in hospitals, mostly in Intensive Care, and it is sobering to realize that as recently as 1860, there was little that nurses or doctors could do for wounded patients except clean them up, feed them, change dressings, and write to their families. Even pain control was iffy then, as opium-based medication dosages were not standardized.

Great Story

(4 Sterne)

This book made me laugh and cry. It's interesting and very well written. The reading wasn't the best I've heard. Many times inflection and sometimes pronunciation were not spot on. That being said, there were times when the reading seamed to fade away and all I could hear was the story. So overall not bad.

Wonderful Little Book

(5 Sterne)

I quite enjoyed this little book and was so moved to remember the brave soldiers and nurses of our terrible Civil War. The reader grew on me as the story continued and I would listen to him again. Thank you Aaron.

Just not right

(2 Sterne)

Readers very modern speaking pattern just doesn’t fit the 100+ year manuscript. Maybe it’s just not for me.

(3 Sterne)

the story was very interesting, but the readers awkward pattern and pauses made it harder to "get into."

Hospital Sketches

(5 Sterne)

Excellent! It is a touching story of one young woman's experience in nursing.