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My Name Is Mary Sutter : A Novel,9780143119135

My Name Is Mary Sutter : A Novel

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ISBN13:

9780143119135

ISBN10:
0143119133
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/29/2011
Publisher(s):
Penguin Books
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Summary

"A simply remarkable book. Robin Oliveira brings the Civil War era vividly alive with a heroine no reader will ever forget." -Ron Rash, author of Serena Mary Sutter is a brilliant young midwife who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Eager to run away from recent heartbreak, Mary travels to Washington, D.C., to help tend the legions of Civil War wounded. Under the guidance of two surgeons, who both fall unwittingly in love with her, and resisting her mother's pleas to return home to help with the difficult birth of her twin sister's baby, Mary pursues her medical career against all odds. Rich with historical detail-including cameo appearances by Abraham Lincoln and Dorothea Dix, among others- My Name Is Mary Sutteris certain to be recognized as one of the great novels about the Civil War.

Author Biography

Robin Oliveira holds a BA in Russian, and studied at the Pushkin Language Institute in Moscow. She received an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is also a registered nurse, specializing in critical care. She lives in Seattle, Washington.


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