This story offers a rare, funny, bitter, feminist look at war from women actively engaged in it. Published in London in 1930, qNot So Quiet.q..(on the Western Front) is a novel in autobiographical guise that describes a group of British women ambulance drivers on the French front lines during World War 1. As Voluntary Aid Detachment workers, the women pay for the privilege of driving the wounded through shell fire in the freezing cold, on no sleep and an inedible diet, under the watchful eye of their punishing commandant, nicknamed Mrs. Bitch.This story offers a rare, funny, bitter, feminist look at war from women actively engaged in it.
|Title||:||Not So Quiet...|
|Author||:||Helen Zenna Smith, Jane Marcus|
|Publisher||:||Feminist Press at CUNY - 1993-01-01|