One Glorious Ambition (Compassionate Crusade Of Dorothea Dix)

by Anchor
SKU: 984310
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After growing up in a difficult household, Dorothea Dix became a teacher and author. But in 1841, her orderly life was upended when she taught a Sunday school class at a woman\'s prison. Kirkpatrick\'s historical novel provides an authentic portrait of the woman who challenged Victorian convention and revolutionized the treatment of the mentally ill. 400 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.