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The Mysterious Life of Dr Barry : A Surgeon Unlike Any Other

By: Williamson, Lisa

Part of the True Adventures series
1782692789 / 9781782692782
Paperback / softback
617.092
05/11/2020
Published 05/11/2020
United Kingdom
129 x 198 mm 144 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)

1800. London. Margaret Anne Bulkley desperately wants to be a surgeon - but only men can train as doctors. Fifty years later, Dr James Barry is famous, serving as Inspector General of Hospitals throughout the British Empire.

A brilliant surgeon, bold reformer and prickly individual known for his fierce temper, he fought a duel in South Africa and clashed with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea. But Dr Barry has a secret that he is determined no one should ever learn...

BIC:

1QDB British Empire, 5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, MBX History of medicine, YN Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction, YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

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