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This golden land : [a novel]

Author: Barbara Wood
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Turner, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hannah Conroy dreamed of following in her father's footsteps as a healer, but in nineteenth-century England the medical profession is closed to women. She sees midwifery as a back door into that world, but tragic events lead to Hannah boarding a boat bound for Melbourne. She hopes to find a fresh start, a place where she can begin a midwife practice, but faces a myriad of challenges. A sweeping historical saga of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wood
ISBN: 9781596528598 1596528591
OCLC Number: 778990827
Description: 455 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Wood.

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Hannah Conroy dreamed of following in her father's footsteps as a healer, but in nineteenth-century England the medical profession is closed to women. She sees midwifery as a back door into that world, but tragic events lead to Hannah boarding a boat bound for Melbourne. She hopes to find a fresh start, a place where she can begin a midwife practice, but faces a myriad of challenges. A sweeping historical saga of Australia and a determined woman who must choose between the two devoted men she loves.

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