Free eBook Domina download

by Barbara Wood

Free eBook Domina download ISBN: 0451128567
Author: Barbara Wood
Publisher: Signet (April 3, 1984)
Language: English
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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Acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood reveals her remarkable talent by capturing Samantha’s indomitable spirit, making Domina a literary triumph. I have read many Barbara Wood books and enjoyed each one.

Acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood reveals her remarkable talent by capturing Samantha’s indomitable spirit, making Domina a literary triumph.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth.

by Barbara Wood (Author).

Acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood reveals her remarkable talent by capturing Samantha's indomitable spirit, making Domina a literary triumph.

Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century. Acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood reveals her remarkable talent by capturing Samantha's indomitable spirit, making Domina a literary triumph.

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Read Domina, by Barbara Wood online on Bookmate – Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth, Domina is the inspiring saga.

Read Domina, by Barbara Wood online on Bookmate – Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth, Domina is the inspiring sag. Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth, Domina is the inspiring saga of one woman's personal and professional triumph against the prejudices of her time. Beautiful and courageous, Samantha Hargrave dares to dream that she will become one of the first female doctors - and surgeons - in America.

BARBARA WOOD is the international bestselling author of twenty-five acclaimed novels, including New York Times bestseller Domina. Barbara lives in California.

Barbara Wood (born January 30, 1947, in Warrington (Lancashire, England) is an American writer of historical romance novels. Her family moved to California, where she grew up. Hounds and Jackals, 1978. The Magdalene Scrolls, 1978. Curse this House, 1978. Yesterday's Child, 1979. The Watch Gods, 1981. Green City in the Sun, 1988. The Gifts of Peace, 1990. Virgins of Paradise, 1993.

“Domina is an impressively researched and emotionally involving saga of one of the first woman doctors and a fascinating look back into the dark ages of medicine—a century ago. The strong feminine point of view is compelling and passionate … A book that inspires.”

—Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, author of A Woman of Independent Means

Set in London, New York, and San Francisco from the late nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth, Domina is the inspiring saga of one woman’s personal and professional triumph against the prejudices of her time.

Beautiful and courageous, Samantha Hargrave dares to dream that she will become one of the first female doctors—and surgeons—in America. Born in the slums of London and possessing a special gift for healing, Samantha struggles to enter the all-male medical profession. When her ambition meets with hostile rejection in England, she sails to America, where she meets an eccentric doctor who takes her on as an apprentice. But at the high-profile Astor Ball in New York, Samantha is introduced to the second of the three men who will change her life forever—and love just might interfere with her ambition.

Acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood reveals her remarkable talent by capturing Samantha’s indomitable spirit, making Domina a literary triumph.

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salivan
This is one of those rare special novels that you wish there was a rating of 10 Stars so you could give it the best you will become obsessed with Samantha Hargrave. This is a hero that you can't forget tenacious spirit and determination to become a doctor in a Time where men made it so hard will not fail to impress you. Barbara wood has done an amazing job. She is a true word Smith. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough and when the book was over I felt like I'd lost a good friend. That's when you know you've read something special. Please ignore the typos I am doing this review by speech to text. We'll try to correct them but sometimes I miss some of them. There are also so many interesting characters besides Samantha. There's Hillary her dear friend her beautiful daughter Jenny and of course Mark Rollins the love of her life. Please read this book you will be enthralled. I could not recommend a novel higher.
Marige
This is one of my favorite books! It is unfortunately an out-of-print book but a lovely beach summer read or a cold winters night read. It is well written and though fictional period piece it does touch on factual history of the time. I read it 3 times in my early 20's and then lent my copy to a friend. Well, over a decade later, it is time to read again and I just started it again while at the neighborhood pool. I also even re-purchased another used copy to share in my book club's book swap last week. I can't wait to read it again with the recipient of the swap!
Kearanny
Great page turner. I loaned this book to someone years ago and it was never returned. I've been looking to replace it for quite awhile. Grateful that Amazon had it in stock for me to order and enjoy once again. Easy read. The author is an amazing storyteller.
Shistus
This was a phenomenal read and I would recommend it to anyone....especially those interested in the medical field. It was particularly eye-opening to the discrimination that was prevalent in the early 1900s. Great writing and an intriguing storyline.
Quemal
The first time I read this book, which was countless years ago, I absolutely loved it and put it on my "Best of all time" list. Make no mistake; this is a very good and engrossing book and Barbara Wood is an amazing writer. However, after hundreds of books read, I am much more cynical these days, and consequently, I found a few things this go-around that were a bit disappointing. I found that I never really got to know the heroine (Samantha) although the entire book is about her. She seemed just a bit unrealistic to me. Maybe just a little too perfect. I think since the book focuses on her, that her personality should have been a bit more defined. And her relationship with Mark Rawlins (supposedly the love of her life) was a bit superficial to me. There was just so much you are supposed to assume. You really can't follow along in their romance. At least not smoothly. You have to sort of make jumps and leaps. I got the impression that romance is not Ms. Wood's best suit. But since the book is about so much more and most of the storyline surrounding the romance is still very interesting, you don't really mind the lack of attention to the details regarding the romance. The thing that really bothered me was the three year jump ahead from New York to San Francisco. She leaves NY pregnant on one page and then the next she is putting flowers on the grave of her one year old daughter who died from some disease. You never get to know the baby so therefore really can't feel the pain that seems superficially portrayed. It makes you wonder why her pregnancy and child's death was even a part of the story. It seems to me that making Jenny her natural daughter would have made more sense. And then there was her reunion with Mark. I mean; what a letdown. I just think that could have been done so much better. And Mark's wife was just beyond unrealistic; especially in her acceptance of the situation. And I thought the courtroom drama, which to me was actually the best part of the book, should have been more in depth. However, these are the minor complaints that I really didn't notice on my first read. But this book is still an excellent read. I truly enjoyed it and consider it a real keeper and one I will definitely read again.
watchman
Domina is a well written book. I loved how the author let you know what other characters were thinking as well. Samantha's journey is so interesting and the situations she found herself in just because she was a woman were absolutely believable. I highly recommend this book as the historical aspects were realistic and interesting and I was never bored at any time.
Helldor
I have read many Barbara Wood books and enjoyed each one. I found this book mesmerizing and devoured it, but, as another reviewer wrote, it was like Wood forgot to write an ending to the story! The end was an after thought and leaves the reader confused, at least for me.
This is my favorite book of all time. It follows the life of a woman who grows up to become one of the leading doctors of her time. Her time is the late 1800 early 1900. Read her story of the fight to become a doctor.