The heart specialist : a novel /

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...

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Main Author: Rothman, Claire, 1958-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Soho Press, c2011.
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245 1 4 |a The heart specialist :  |b a novel /  |c by Claire Holden Rothman. 
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500 |a Originally published: Canada : Cormorant Books, 2009. 
520 |a 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. 
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