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Clara Barton : professional angel

Author: Elizabeth Brown Pryor
Publisher: Philadelphia [Pa.] : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.
Series: Studies in Health, Illness, & Caregiving.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely known today as the "Angel of the Battlefield," Clara Barton's personal life has always been shrouded in mystery. In Clara Barton, Professional Angel, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presents a biography of Barton that strips away the heroic exterior and reveals a complex and often trying woman. Based on the papers Clara Barton carefully saved over her lifetime, this biography is the first one to draw on these recorded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pryor, Elizabeth Brown.
Clara Barton.
Philadelphia [Pa.] : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987
(DLC) 87013868
Named Person: Clara Barton; Clara Barton; Clara Barton; Clara Barton; Clara Barton; Clara Barton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Brown Pryor
ISBN: 9780812200904 081220090X 9780812280609 0812280601
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 759158192
Notes: Second paperback printing 1990.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 444 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portrait
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Series Title: Studies in Health, Illness, & Caregiving.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Brown Pryor.

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In Clara Barton, Professional Angel, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presents a biography of Barton that strips away the heroic exterior and reveals a complex and often trying woman.  Read more...
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Meticulously researched and well written. . . . Pryor has done an excellent job in bringing the real Clara Barton to life."-Civil War History "There is drama aplenty. . . . Pryor writes with clarify Read more...

 
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