My Name Is Mary Sutter
Monday, July 19, 2010
Robin Oliveira discusses her first novel, about a young woman's struggle to become a doctor during the Civil War, My Name Is Mary Sutter. Mary Sutter is a head¬strong midwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Determined to overcome the prejudices against women in medicine, she goes to Washington, D.C. to help tend the Civil War wounded.