century in the lives of two doctors

a novel by Donald Freedman

Publisher: Regent Press in Oakland, CA

Written in English
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  • Women physicians -- Fiction.,
  • Physicians -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementDonald Freedman. Including "Dr. Anne in action" /by Elinor Harvey.
ContributionsHarvey, Elinor, 1912-
LC ClassificationsPS3556.R38328 C46 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination365 p. ;
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1276454M
ISBN 100916147614
LC Control Number95008080

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