The Resource The Hummingbird, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)

The Hummingbird, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)

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The Hummingbird
Title
The Hummingbird
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Stephen P. Kiernan
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Language
eng
Summary
From the author of the acclaimed The Curiosity comes a compelling and moving story of compassion, courage, and redemption. Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested in new and dramatic ways when her easygoing husband, Michael, returns from his third deployment to Iraq haunted by nightmares, anxiety, and rage. She is determined to help him heal, and to restore the tender, loving marriage they once had. At the same time, Deborah's primary patient is Barclay Reed, a retired history professor and expert in the Pacific Theater of World War II whose career ended in academic scandal. Alone in the world, the embittered professor is dying. As Barclay begrudgingly comes to trust Deborah, he tells her stories from that long-ago war, which help her find a way to help her husband battle his demons. Told with piercing empathy and heartbreaking realism, The Hummingbird is a masterful story of loving commitment, service to country, and absolution through wisdom and forgiveness
Awards note
Readers Choice Nominee 2016.
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Kiernan, Stephen P
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The Hummingbird, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)
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online
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9780062369567
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Label
The Hummingbird, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/40f01c2b-a375-44dc-afe9-b9005345fe91
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062369567
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
40F01C2B-A375-44DC-AFE9-B9005345FE91
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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