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The Hospital in Buwambo

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"Junior Surgical Officer required for small West African bush hospital, ninety miles from the nearest township with plagues, wild life and atrocious climate thrown in".

Sylvia Phillips, a newly qualified surgeon applied for the job and got it, but was disconcerted on her arrival to find the at the Superintendent hadn't expected a woman. What's more, he didn't want a woman
Hardcover, Large Print
Published October 1st 1977 by Ulverscroft (first published 1957)
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Mar 17, 2015 Kay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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4 Stars ~ One of the things I love most about the vintage Harlequins is how very well written and thought out the stories are. This one was written in the 50's when women were rarely seen as physicians let alone as surgeons, as the heroine in this book is. Sylvia is 25 and has newly earned her credentials as a surgeon from London's leading teaching hospital, under the tutelage of London's leading surgeon. She can have any position she wants, but it's the ad for a surgeon needed urgently in ...more
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