the rose of sebastopol

The Rose of Sebastopol. Katharine McMahon. Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2009 (first published 2007).

In 1854, beautiful, adventurous Rosa Barr travels to the Crimean battlefield with Florence Nightingale’s nursing corps. A headstrong idealist, longing to break out of the rigid confines of life as a young lady, Rosa is determined to make a difference in the world.