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No place for a woman / Val Wood.

By: Wood, Valerie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Bantam Press, 2016Description: 364 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780593074336; 0593074335; 9780552171199.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Women physicians -- FictionSummary: When Lucy's parents are killed in a train crash, her kindly uncle steps in to look after the little girl - to the initial apprehension of his wife and her son. However, Lucy's sweet, spirited charm slowly wins over her new family, and as she overcomes the trauma of her childhood, she grows up inspired to become a doctor, just like her father. But studying medicine in London takes Lucy far from her home in Hull and the people she loves, and she has to battle to be accepted in a man's world. With the dark clouds of the First World War gathering on the horizon, an even greater challenge approaches. Can a woman find her place on the front line of battle? Will Lucy be able to follow her dreams - and find love - in a world shattered by war?
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In 1897, four-year-old Lucy Thornbury's parents are killed in a train crash. Taken in by her kindly uncle and aunt and their son, Lucy overcomes the trauma of her childhood and grows up inspired to become a doctor, just like her father was. <p>But training as a doctor in London takes Lucy far away from home and the people she loves, and she has to battle to be accepted in a man's world.</p> <p>And with the dark clouds of the First World War gathering on the horizon, will Lucy be able to follow her dreams and find love in a world shattered by war?</p>

When Lucy's parents are killed in a train crash, her kindly uncle steps in to look after the little girl - to the initial apprehension of his wife and her son. However, Lucy's sweet, spirited charm slowly wins over her new family, and as she overcomes the trauma of her childhood, she grows up inspired to become a doctor, just like her father.

But studying medicine in London takes Lucy far from her home in Hull and the people she loves, and she has to battle to be accepted in a man's world.

With the dark clouds of the First World War gathering on the horizon, an even greater challenge approaches. Can a woman find her place on the front line of battle? Will Lucy be able to follow her dreams - and find love - in a world shattered by war?

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