Book - 1988
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Poor and illegitimate, young Mattie was introduced to the world of medicine when she was hired by an enfluential doctor to care for his daughter. By sheer determination, she grows up to become a doctor herself and sets up her practice amid the soddies and farmhouses of Nebraska. During the years of Mattie's practice, her life is filled with battles won and loved ones lost, challenges met and opportunities passed. This novel offers a portrait of life on the plains and of a most unforgettable woman.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1988.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385241670
Branch Call Number: W ALTE
Characteristics: 181 p. ; 22 cm.


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