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The life of Clara Barton

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barton, Clara, 1821-1912

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Percy H. Epler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV569.B3 E8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 438 p.
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6581416M
    LC Control Number15023378
    OCLC/WorldCa4251961


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In Clara Barton, Professional Angel, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presents a biography of Barton that strips away the heroic exterior and reveals a complex and often trying woman. Based on the papers Clara Barton carefully saved over.