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The Mysterious Life of Dr Barry

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The Mysterious Life of Dr Barry Synopsis

The remarkable true story of Margaret Anne Bulkley - aka Dr James Barry - a surgeon who lived as a man for their entire life

Margaret Anne Bulkey desperately wants to be a surgeon - but only men can train as doctors.

Fifty years later, Dr James Barry is famous, serving as Inspector General of Hospitals throughout the British Empire. A brilliant surgeon, bold reformer and prickly individual known for his fierce tempter, he fought a duel in South Africa and clashed with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea.

But Dr Barry has a secret that he is determined no one should every learn...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781782692782
Publication date: 5th November 2020
Author: Lisa Williamson
Illustrator: Amerigo Pinelli
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books an imprint of Steerforth Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 137 pages
Series: True Adventures