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My name is Mary Sutter: A Novel

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An enthralling historical novel about a young woman's struggle to become a doctor during the Civil War In this stunning first novel, Mary Sutter is a brilliant, head­strong midwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Determined to overcome the prejudices against women in medicine-and eager to run away from her recent heartbreak- Mary leaves home and travels to Washington, D.C. to help tend the legions of Civil War wounded. Under the guidance of William Stipp and James Blevens-two surgeons who fall unwittingly in love with Mary's courage, will, and stubbornness in the face of suffering-and resisting her mother's pleas to return home to help with the birth of her twin sister's baby, Mary pursues her medical career in the desperately overwhelmed hospitals of the capital. Like Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain and Robert Hicks's The Widow of the South, My Name Is Mary Sutter powerfully evokes the atmosphere of the period. Rich with historical detail (including marvelous depictions of Lincoln, Dorothea Dix, General McClellan, and John Hay among others), and full of the tragedies and challenges of wartime, My Name Is Mary Sutter is an exceptional novel. And in Mary herself, Robin Oliveira has created a truly unforgettable heroine whose unwavering determination and vulnerability will resonate with readers everywhere.
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full_title my name is mary sutter
author oliveira robin
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display_description Traveling to Civil War-era Washington, D.C., to tend wounded soldiers and pursue her dream of becoming a surgeon, headstrong midwife Mary receives guidance from two smitten doctors and resists her mother's pleas for her to return home.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Historical fiction, American, Nurses -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
title_display My name is Mary Sutter
title_full My Name is Mary Sutter, My Name is Mary Sutter A Novel, My name is Mary Sutter / Robin Oliveira, My name is Mary Sutter [sound recording] / Robin Oliveira
title_short My name is Mary Sutter
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, History, Nurses