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Local author Mary Cronk Farrell chronicles challenges, courage of black women serving in WWII in new book

When delving into the history of women in the military for “Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific,” Spokane author Mary …


Spokane author Farrell tells stories of two remarkable women

Mary Cronk Farrell had adapted the best-seller “Irene’s Children” for young readers, and released a children’s book about labor activist Fannie Sellins called “Fannie Never Flinched.”


Holbert, Marshall, Farrell, Gordon among finalists for book awards

Six East Side writers – four of them from Spokane – are finalists for the Washington State Book Awards, the Washington Center for the Book announced on Friday. The Spokane …


Farrell’s ‘Pure Grit’ reveals nurses’ struggles

An email that sat unread for six months ultimately became the inspiration for author Mary Cronk Farrell’s latest book, “Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and …