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The doctor wore petticoats women physicians of the old West by Chris Enss

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Published by TwoDot in Guilford, Conn, Helena, Mont .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • Women physicians -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • Medicine -- West (U.S.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementChris Enss.
LC ClassificationsR692 .E67 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3407457M
ISBN 10076273566X
LC Control Number2005023247

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