Matrons and Madams

Matrons and Madams

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Clara Durling is a British World War I widow who arrives in Canada to run Lethbridge Hospital, while Lily Parsons is a widowed Nova Scotia schoolteacher who ends up in the same city, running a brothel. Set against the backdrop of love, union organizers, returning soldiers, drinkers and prostitutes, the lives of these two women unexpectedly intertwine when Clara, with Lily's help, sets up the first venereal disease clinic in the province. Lily and Clara must confront the conservative thinkers in the city to give help and compassion to wounded veterans. Bestseller. 2015.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2015.
Characteristics: 1 computer laser optical disc (9 hrs., 32 min.) :,sd. ;,12 cm.


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