Domina Author:Barbara Wood A novel rich in the history of medicine and in romance, about Samantha Hargrave, a woman who dares to dream of becoming one of the first women doctors- and surgeons - in America. Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late niineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth, DOMINA tells the story of a beautiful and coura... more »geous woman, born into the slums of London with a special gift for healing, who struggles to enter the all-male profession of medicine. When her ambition meets with hostile rejection in England, Samantha sails to America, where she meets an eccentric doctor who takes her on as an apprentice. And then, at the Astor Ball, she meets the second of the three men who will change her life forever.
DOMINA is the saga of one woman's personal and professional triumph, and of medicine's emergence into the twentieth century.« less