Download e-book for kindle: A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo by Sarita Eastman

By Sarita Eastman

ISBN-10: 1475993072

ISBN-13: 9781475993073

As a 5 yr previous woman in her local Costa Rica - a rustic which, within the early twentieth century, had neither a clinical tuition nor a practice of upper schooling for girls - Anita Figueredo determined to turn into a physician. She used to be supported during this quest by way of her brave mom, and therefore starts a lively, lifelong experience in provider that features a approximately forty yr friendship with mom Teresa. during this compelling and affectionate memoir, one of many 9 teenagers of a pioneering lady medical professional searches for the secrets and techniques of her mother's striking influence on her group, which prolonged from "home, tuition, church and city, and at last throughout foreign borders to the areas of desperation.

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