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The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635546
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2021

The compelling story of Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell who were the first women in American to qualify as doctors in the mid-nineteenth century.


Old Lovegood Girls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632868237
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

A detailed character study of two women who meet at Lovegood Junior College in 1958. Smart writing, well-drawn characters. The story follows the two through marriages, career choices, joy and tragedy.

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The Secret Life of Dorothy Soames: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062991010
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Published: Harper - January 12th, 2021

Who was Dorothy Soames? Her daughter uncovers the secrets of her mother's traumatic past in a British foundling home. A gripping page-turner!


The Dig: A Novel Based on True Events Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781590517802
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Published: Other Press - April 19th, 2016

Lives of archaeologists, museum curators, and land owners overlap in this novelized account of the famous archaeological find at Sutton Hoo in 1939 England. The movie version streaming on Netflix is beautifully shot and well acted by Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan!