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The Resource One glorious ambition : the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel], Jane Kirkpatrick

One glorious ambition : the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel], Jane Kirkpatrick

Label
One glorious ambition : the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel]
Title
One glorious ambition
Title remainder
the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Jane Kirkpatrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born to an unavailable mother and an abusive father, Dorothea Dix longs simply to protect and care for her younger brothers, Charles and Joseph. But at just fourteen, she is separated from them and sent to live with relatives to be raised properly. Lonely and uncertain, Dorothea discovers that she does not possess the ability to accept the social expectations imposed on her gender and she desires to accomplish something more than finding a suitable mate." --page four of cover
Summary
A fictionalized retelling of the life of the nineteenth-century social reformer describes her early efforts to care for her younger brothers, her desire to find God's purpose for her life, and her work on behalf of the mentally ill
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10172606
Cataloging source
BT
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1946-
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Kirkpatrick, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Dix, Dorothea Lynde
  • Women social reformers
Target audience
general
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the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix
Label
One glorious ambition : the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel], Jane Kirkpatrick
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20063361
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
423 pages(large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611737165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(EG-IN)20062891
Label
One glorious ambition : the compassionate crusade of Dorothea Dix, [a novel], Jane Kirkpatrick
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20063361
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
423 pages(large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611737165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(EG-IN)20062891

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