A Week at Waterloo
One womanrs"s true story of war, love, and loss.Magdalene De Lancey fought to save her husbandrs"s life on the edge of the battlefield at Waterloo. American-born William was one of the first professional officers in the British army and the Duke of Wellingtonrs"s chief-of-staff.Magdaleners"s heartrending account of her struggle to nurse her husband was written as a letter to her brother and has a striking immediacy. Any woman who has ever waited for a husband at war or nursed the man she loves will empathize with Magdaleners"s fears, hopes, and sorrow.
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