Saturday, February 26, 2011

Night Call

Title: Night Call
Author: Adeline McElfresh
Publisher: Dell
Copyright: 1961
Illustrator: Robert Abbett
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His signature runs down the back of her dress.

To Nurse Lyn Jennings, hurrying through Carter Memorial’s cool white corridors, emergencies were part of the life she had chosen—the challenging, exciting world of a hospital at night:
—in 212, a lonely, crying child, afraid to go to sleep without its mother—
—in the driveway, an ambulance shrieking to a halt after a race with death, bearing the victims of a highway collision—
—in the darkened supply room, storage place for drugs and narcotics, a mysterious figure moving toward a cabinet, no longer able to resist temptation.

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