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Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)|
Series: Cheney Duvall
A City Not Forsaken, The Cheney Duvall, M.D. Series #3Lynn MorrisHendrickson Publishers / 2012 / Trade Paperback$3.99 Retail:
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She faces two enemies--superstition and greed . . .
Cheney Duvall has proved herself as a true doctor to those 200 brides with whom she traveled to the West. But arrival in Seattle with a string of medical successes during the voyage does not open any doors for her in this frontier town--she's "just a woman." Returning to the East, she finds an invitation to a remote spot in the Ozark mountains where there are no doctors at all. But she runs into walls of illiteracy, superstition, and immovable distrust of Yankees--most especially focused on an "edjicated female thinks she's a real doc." How will she overcome centuries of hate and mistrust?
Lynn Morris, daughter of popular historical novelist Gilbert Morris, is a recognized and talented writer in her own right. The first novel in this eight-book series was originally published in 1994, and it was an immediate bestseller (nearly half-a million combined sales of the eight novels in the series). The author's careful background explorations of the historical setting, the medical customs of the late 1800s, and the training institutions finally being opened to women, make for intriguing plots and dramatic tensions for the memorable character of Cheney Duvall.
Lynn has a grown daughter and lives near her parents in Alabama.
Bookworm 15KSAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Another awesome book!December 31, 2011Bookworm 15KSAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5When Cheney moves to Arkansas with her nurse, Shiloh, she is not expecting what she finds. A "harb woman", whom all the mountain folk call on for their doctoring, a huge family feud, and many superstitious beliefs. She needs to prove to them that she can doctor, but not many give her a chance. There is a few dramatic scenes where people get shot and it does go into enough detail. This book has both romance and suspense. Great book!