The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas
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The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas

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M. Carey Thomas (1857-1935) was an extraordinary woman whose career spanned the Victorian and modern worlds.

Her story is superbly told in a biography that resonates with the complicated interplay between he necessarily hidden private life and her eminently visible and successful public life as president of Bryn Mawr College, as a founder of the Johns Hopkins medical school

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Hardcover, 16 pages
Published August 23rd 1994 by Knopf
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Recommended as lesbian adventure novel. I don't think they were entirely kidding.
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A thorough and fair portrayal of a life that had great impact on women in America. Not what I had expected at all!
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