Pioneer Doctor by Mari Grana
The Story of a Woman's Work

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When Mollie Babcock stepped off the train in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1890, she knew she had to start a new life. She'd left her husband and their medical practice in Iowa, and with only a few hundred dollars in her pocket and a great deal of pride, she set out to find a new position as a physician. She was offered a job as doctor to the miners at Bannack, Montana, and thus began her epic adventures in the Rocky Mountain West.

The true story of a medicine woman who found opportunity in the wide-open spaces of America's frontier west, Pioneer Doctor: The Story of a Woman's Work, is not just a beautifully written and thoroughly researched story of a fascinating woman's life. It is also the story of an era when daring women ventured forth and changed history for the rest of us.

About Mari Grana

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Mari Grana, winner of the Willa Cather Award in 2000 and the Southwest Writers Award in 1997, lives in northern New Mexico.
Published January 1, 2005 by TwoDot. 360 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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