The Resource The winter soldier, Daniel Mason

The winter soldier, Daniel Mason

Label
The winter soldier
Title
The winter soldier
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Mason
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when World War One explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a position at a well-organized field hospital. But when he arrives, at a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains, he finds a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. The other doctors have fled, and only a single, mysterious nurse named Sister Margarete remains. But Lucius has never lifted a surgeon's scalpel. And as the war rages across the winter landscape, he finds himself falling in love with the woman from whom he must learn a brutal, makeshift medicine. Then one day, an unconscious soldier is brought in from the snow, his uniform stuffed with strange drawings. He seems beyond rescue, until Lucius makes a fateful decision that will change the lives of doctor, patient and nurse forever
Summary
A young doctor and nurse fall in love while navigating the brutal realities of World War I at an underequipped and understaffed field hospital in the Carpathian Mountains
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692398
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mason, Daniel
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Military hospitals
  • Typhus fever
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Carpathian Mountains
  • Vienna (Austria)
Target audience
adult
Label
The winter soldier, Daniel Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780330533737
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The winter soldier, Daniel Mason
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780330533737
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
regular print

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