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The heart specialist : a novel / by Claire Holden Rothman.

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Rot (Text to phone) 33160122232112 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library F ROTHMAN (Text to phone) 34030120782633 Adult Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe FIC ROTHMAN,C (Text to phone) 34026120016584 Adult Fiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington ROTHMAN,CLAIRE HOLDEN (Text to phone) 34037121609921 Adult Fiction Available -
Rowayton Library F ROT (Text to phone) 33625122735934 Adult Fiction Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury FIC ROTHMAN, C (Text to phone) 34005115618828 Adult Fiction Available -
Somers Public Library FIC ROT (Text to phone) 34042121799334 Adult Fiction Available -
Southbury Public Library ROTHMAN (Text to phone) 34019122800980 Adult Fiction Available -

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General Note:
Originally published: Canada : Cormorant Books, 2009.
Summary, etc.:
Set in Quebec at the turn of the 19th to 20th century, the story of Agnes White, a lonely orphaned girl fascinated by the "wrong" things--microscopes, dissections, and anatomy instead of more ladylike interests--who rises to the status of one of the world's most celebrated pioneering women doctors. Not only does she break through patriarchal academic barriers; she masters the science of the human heart, becoming a scholar of international fame, all in a place and time inimical to intelligent women. Inspired by the career of Maude Abbott, one of Canada's first female physicians.
Subject: Women physicians > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Montréal (Québec) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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