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Lucky-Lucky, A Nurse's Story of Life at a Hospital in Vietnam
Lucky-Lucky A Nurse's Story of Life at a Hospital in Vietnam Author:Marva Hasselblad with Dorothy Brandon Marva Hasselblad, a twenty-five-year-old American nurse, daughter of a well-known missionary doctor, went to South Vietnam in 1962 not because of political or government affiliations, but in order to fulfill the dream of a lifetime - that of helping the sick and those in need. — For three years and seven months, Marva was challenged constantly - ... more »as a nurse, as an American, and as a human being. She learned to speak the language of the people, to understand their customs, to take courage from their philosophic acceptance of life, and to cope with their superstitious fear of the dead. Here, against the background of the continuing struggle for life in a small hospital, she recreates the drama, the disillusionment, the tragedies, and the triumphs of an unforgettable experience.
Lucky-Lucky is bound to make a powerful impression by its very simplicity. This story is an extremely personal one; it is at the same time universal in its message.« less