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Serving in Silence


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ISBN 10: 0670851671 / ISBN 13: 9780670851676
Published by Viking, [New York], 1994
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Small 4to. Red cloth spine and blue paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. ix, 308pp. Illustrations. Fine/near fine. A tight and attractive first edition, handsomely inscribed and signed by the author in black fineline on the title page: "To Sue & Jan / Best regards / Margarethe Commermeyer / Alaska Oluria Trip / 6/25/95." Account of this U.S. Army colonel's distinguished career and the affect her declaring homosexuality had on it. "Vietnam Nurse, Mother of Four," shouts the jacket's front panel, "Highest-Ranking Officer to Challenge the Military's Antigay Policy.". Bookseller Inventory # 22406

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Title: Serving in Silence

Publisher: Viking, [New York]

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A heroic nurse who won the Bronze Star among other honors in her exemplary career chronicles her life, discussing her decision to challenge the official position on homosexuality, an act that led to her discharge. 75,000 first printing. Tour.

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Though Dr. Cammermeyer's twenty six year career as an Army nurse was cut short by her discharge she continued to care for veterans at a VA hospital. She lives in the greater Seattle area and continues to speak out on civil right issues. Chris Fisher, an award winning play-writer, college professor, writer and watchmaker, lives in the greater Seattle area.

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