The Women (signed, with purple edges)

Powerful and heartbreaking, the eagerly awaited novel everyone is talking about for 2024


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Discover “The Women” by Kristin Hannah, a gripping tale of love, loss, and heroism set against the Vietnam War’s backdrop. Through Frankie McGrath’s eyes, experience the transformation from a sheltered student to a war nurse. A profound exploration of resilience and female solidarity that promises to redefine heroism.

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Number of pages: 480

Published: 15 February 2024

SKU: 9781035005673 Categories: ,


Immerse yourself in the riveting narrative of “The Women,” a profound and moving novel by the acclaimed Kristin Hannah, whose storytelling prowess has captivated readers worldwide with bestsellers like “The Nightingale” and “The Four Winds.” This novel, destined to become a major motion picture, weaves an intricate tale of love, loss, and heroism across the backdrop of a tumultuous era.

At the heart of “The Women” is Frances “Frankie” McGrath, a young nursing student whose life is forever altered by the winds of change sweeping through America in 1965. Raised in the serene environment of California’s Coronado Island, Frankie’s journey begins with an awakening sparked by a simple, yet profound realization: women can be heroes too. This revelation sets her on a path of discovery, leading her to join the Army Nurses Corps and venture into the heart of the Vietnam War, following in her brother’s footsteps.

Kristin Hannah masterfully captures the essence of a generation caught in the throes of war, portraying the intense emotional landscape of those who served and those who awaited their return. Through Frankie’s eyes, readers experience the harrowing realities of combat, the deep bonds forged in the face of adversity, and the personal battles fought on the home front upon return.

“The Women” is not just a tale of war; it is a celebration of resilience, friendship, and the indomitable spirit of women. Frankie McGrath’s transformation from a sheltered girl into a formidable force in her own right is a testament to the power of choice, courage, and the enduring strength of female solidarity.

Critics and readers alike have showered praise on Kristin Hannah’s latest masterpiece, hailing it as a powerful exploration of love, sacrifice, and survival. Celebrated authors like Delia Owens and Bonnie Garmus have lauded the novel’s astonishing depth, compelling narrative, and uplifting portrayal of heroism.

Prepare to be moved by “The Women,” a novel that not only honors the legacy of those who lived through one of history’s most divisive conflicts but also celebrates the untold stories of heroism that emerged from the shadows of war. Join Kristin Hannah on this unforgettable journey—a journey that promises to redefine what it means to be a hero.

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Weight 1000 g
Dimensions 24.3 × 16.4 × 1.6 cm