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My Name Is Mary Sutter - A Novel

Robin Oliveira

In this stunning historical novel, Mary Sutter is a brilliant, headstrongmidwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becominga surgeon. Determined to overcome the prejudices against womenin medicine-and eager to run away from her recent heartbreak-Mary leaves home and travels to Washington, D.C. to help tendthe legions of Civil War wounded. Under the guidance of WilliamStipp and James Blevens-two surgeons who fall unwittingly inlove with Mary's courage, will, and stubbornness in the face ofsuffering-and resisting her mother's pleas to return home to helpwith the birth of her twin sister's baby, Mary pursues her medicalcareer in the desperately overwhelmed hospitals of the capital.Like Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain and Robert Hicks's TheWidow of the South, My Name Is Mary Sutter powerfully evokesthe atmosphere of the period. Rich with historical detail (includingmarvelous depictions of Lincoln, Dorothea Dix, GeneralMcClellan, and John Hay among others), and full of the tragediesand challenges of wartime, My Name Is Mary Sutter is an exceptionalnovel. And in Mary herself, Robin Oliveira has created atruly unforgettable heroine whose unwavering determination andvulnerability will resonate with readers everywhere.

In this stunning historical novel, Mary Sutter is a brilliant, headstrongmidwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becominga surgeon. Determined to overcome the prejudices against womenin medicine-and eager to run away from her recent heartbreak-Mary leaves home and travels to Washington, D.C. to help tendthe legions of Civil War wounded. Under the guidance of WilliamStipp and James Blevens-two surgeons who fall unwittingly inlove with Mary's courage, will, and stubbornness in the face ofsuffering-and resisting her mother's pleas to return home to helpwith the birth of her twin sister's baby, Mary pursues her medicalcareer in the desperately overwhelmed hospitals of the capital.Like Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain and Robert Hicks's TheWidow of the South, My Name Is Mary Sutter powerfully evokesthe atmosphere of the period. Rich with historical detail (includingmarvelous depictions of Lincoln, Dorothea Dix, GeneralMcClellan, and John Hay among others), and full of the tragediesand challenges of wartime, My Name Is Mary Sutter is an exceptionalnovel. And in Mary herself, Robin Oliveira has created atruly unforgettable heroine whose unwavering determination andvulnerability will resonate with readers everywhere.
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In this stunning historical novel, Mary Sutter is a brilliant, headstrongmidwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becominga surgeon. Determined to overcome the prejudices against womenin medicine-and eager to run away from her recent heartbreak-Mary leaves home and travels to Washington, D.C. to help tendthe legions of Civil War wounded. Under the guidance of WilliamStipp and James Blevens-two surgeons who fall unwittingly inlove with Mary's courage, will, and stubbornness in the face ofsuffering-and resisting her mother's pleas to return home to helpwith the birth of her twin sister's baby, Mary pursues her medicalcareer in the desperately overwhelmed hospitals of the capital.Like Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain and Robert Hicks's TheWidow of the South, My Name Is Mary Sutter powerfully evokesthe atmosphere of the period. Rich with historical detail (includingmarvelous depictions of Lincoln, Dorothea Dix, GeneralMcClellan, and John Hay among others), and full of the tragediesand challenges of wartime, My Name Is Mary Sutter is an exceptionalnovel. And in Mary herself, Robin Oliveira has created atruly unforgettable heroine whose unwavering determination andvulnerability will resonate with readers everywhere.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kimberly Farr

Length:

14h 40m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:14


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:57


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:34


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:54


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:33


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:11


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:56


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:30


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:58


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:52


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:40


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:00


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:40


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:50


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

01:50


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:43


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:53


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:41


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:17


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:30


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:30


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:00


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:34


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:57


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:29


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:23


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:12


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:50


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:22


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:34


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:53


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

09:10


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:32


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:04


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:18


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:54


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:15


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:13


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:38


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:48


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:29


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:13


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:37


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:02


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:09


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:50


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:41


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

09:46


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:08


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:38


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

02:49


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

01:39


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:30


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:14


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:23


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:23


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:50


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:33


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:53


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:08


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:24


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:12


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:46


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:07


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:17


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:23


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:24


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:36


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

09:22


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:58


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:00


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:31


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:41


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:54


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:05


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:10


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:47


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:53


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:36


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:06


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:43


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:52


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:20


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:40


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

02:08


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:02


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:26


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:42


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

07:22


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:45


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

07:40


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

07:54


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

08:52


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:23


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

05:05


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

06:40


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

07:40


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:09


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

05:49


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:45


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:10


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:43


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:46


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:38


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:40


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:13


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:17


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

06:50


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:36


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

05:16


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:06


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

00:43


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

07:32


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

05:33


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:31


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

07:06


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

08:03


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

00:39