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AUGUST 5, 2012
A Book We Love: My Name is Mary Sutter

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin OliveiraMy Name is Mary Sutter

Mary Sutter is a midwife from a well-to-do Albany, New York family who dreams of being a real doctor one day.  When the Civil War breaks out; Mary is determined to somehow be a surgeon for the war effort. Her life is not all work as she receives advice from two smitten doctors.  Mary ignores her mother’s pleas to return home and tend to her pregnant sister. My Name is Mary Sutter is full of historic detail and has cameo appearances by several historical figures.

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