New PDF release: A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo

By Sarita Eastman

As a 5 12 months previous woman in her local Costa Rica - a rustic which, within the early twentieth century, had neither a scientific university nor a practice of upper schooling for girls - Anita Figueredo made up our minds to develop into a physician. She used to be supported during this quest via her brave mom, and hence starts a lively, lifelong experience in carrier that features a approximately forty yr friendship with mom Teresa. during this compelling and affectionate memoir, one of many 9 youngsters of a pioneering girl health professional searches for the secrets and techniques of her mother's outstanding effect on her group, which prolonged from "home, university, church and city, and finally throughout overseas borders to the areas of desperation.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of women books

New PDF release: Silent Tears: Loud Victory

At 5 years previous, little Evelyn had A by no means felt whatever yet love and safety in her Daddy’s palms, yet in a single terrible, heartbreaking rapid, her innocence was once misplaced and a vicious cycle of disgrace and abuse that lasted for years started to spread. Scared to bare the real nature of her father’s sexual abuse, Evelyn concealed the horror inside herself.

Download e-book for iPad: The Uncompromising Diary of Sallie McNeill, 1858-1867 by Ginny McNeill Raska,Mary Lynn Gasaway Hill

During this annotated diary, Sallie McNeill chronicles techniques, observations, and info of her way of life through the Civil battle and Reconstruction eras. This remarkably well-preserved record tells McNeill's tale from her days as a scholar within the girl division of Baylor university at Independence until eventually her loss of life in 1867.

Liebes Mienel - Der Kapellmeister Richard Wagner an seine by Ulrike Eichhorn PDF

Mehr als three hundred Briefe schrieb Richard Wagner an seine Frau Minna Planer. Im Mai 1835 sandte er den ersten. Ihm folgten noch viele weitere bis in die 60iger Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts. Meist begann Richard mit Liebes Mienel…Minna lebte im Hintergrund, stand im Schatten des berühmten Kapellmeisters. Es ist uns wenig über sie überliefert.

Supriya Vani's Battling Injustice: 16 Women Nobel Peace Laureates PDF

Aung San Suu Kyi, Malala Yousafzai, mom Teresa, Shirin Ebadi - ladies who've rewritten heritage, battled opposed to all odds, fought social and gender discrimination and championed the reason for justice. The Nobel Peace Prize has been an emblem of popularity and appreciation in their extraordinary achievements, their braveness and their skill to encourage desire in others.

Extra info for A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo by Sarita Eastman

by Joseph

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 6 votes