The Stars for a Light
Just after the Civil War, Cheney Duvall graduates from the first American college to allow women to obtain degrees in medicine--and quickly discovers the extreme prejudices that have kept other women from practicing medicine. When she accepts a job as ship's doctor on a three-month voyage around Cape Horn, she encounters a whole new set of problems--and adventures.
Author: Morris, Lynn; Morris, Gilbert
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