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.
A writer spends a year trying to literally follow the bible. Join us for a discussion of A Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs.
Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 p.m. Community Room