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Breaking the chains : the crusade of Dorothea Lynde Dix

Author: Penny Colman
Publisher: White Hall, Va. : Shoe Tree Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts Dorothea Dix's lifelong fight to improve the lives of others, such as her own family, the mentally ill, prisoners, the physically ill, and the retarded.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Colman
ISBN: 1558702199 9781558702196
OCLC Number: 23870188
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Hard times --
Growing up fast --
Important friendships --
A mission for life --
Gathering evidence --
Presenting her case --
Intrepid traveler --
Relentless crusader --
A grand idea --
Indomitable woman --
The American invader --
Despite the storm --
Doing her duty --
Never quit.
Responsibility: Penny Colman.

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Recounts Dorothea Dix's lifelong fight to improve the lives of others, such as her own family, the mentally ill, prisoners, the physically ill, and the retarded.

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