Cynthia Miles is an observer of human nature and a good listener!
She says “I wrote this novel to remember another time when ‘Nurse Training’ appears to have been very different... More > from today. Nursing itself was much more hands-on as many of the new inventions for diagnosis and treatment had not yet been discovered.
Also this novel should preserve some of the norms of the ‘Swinging Sixties’. While in some locations ‘drugs and free love’ were the norm in the ‘Nursing’ sorority there seemed to be more of a ‘Florence Nightingale’ spirit and a real sense of vocation widespread.”
This story is a fun look at many of the actual situations expressed by nurses in that time and is intended to show Thelma’s joie de vivre and indomitable character.< Less