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4 Noted Women Authors as World War I Nurses & Relief Workers

What writers like to do most is to write — ideally in a quiet place, and most often, by themselves. So what motivated these four authors — Edith Wharton, Agatha Christie, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Enid Bagnold — to leave their comfortable homes and writing desks, and get involved in war efforts, as nurses and refugee and relief workers?

Each of them, two Brits and two Americans, has a unique story of their involvement in World War I, in Britain and France.  At right, the young Enid Bagnold as a Volunteer Aid Detachment nurse.  Read More→

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