Domina

Domina

4.0 2
by Barbara Wood
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

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

Overview

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 encounters 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Compelling and passionate…A book that inspires." — Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, author of A Woman of Independent Means           

"It is rare and pleasurable to find a novel that expresses the glories and disgraces of the medical profession from a woman's perspective." Booklist

“An accomplished storyteller.” —John Jakes, New York Times bestselling author
 
“Wood shows herself a wizard at juggling action and romance, maintaining the momentum and sparkle of both.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Wood makes her fiction come alive with authentic detailing and highly memorable characters.” —Booklist

“Barbara Wood is an entertainer.” —Washington Post Book World
 
“Wood crafts vivid sketches of women who triumph over destiny.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“Wood creates genuine, engaging characters whose stories are fascinating.” —Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596528635
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
792,992
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher

"Compelling and passionate…A book that inspires." — Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, author of A Woman of Independent Means           

"It is rare and pleasurable to find a novel that expresses the glories and disgraces of the medical profession from a woman's perspective." Booklist

“An accomplished storyteller.” —John Jakes, New York Times bestselling author
 
“Wood shows herself a wizard at juggling action and romance, maintaining the momentum and sparkle of both.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Wood makes her fiction come alive with authentic detailing and highly memorable characters.” —Booklist

“Barbara Wood is an entertainer.” —Washington Post Book World
 
“Wood crafts vivid sketches of women who triumph over destiny.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“Wood creates genuine, engaging characters whose stories are fascinating.” —Library Journal

Meet the Author

BARBARA WOOD is the international bestselling author of twenty-five acclaimed novels, including New York Times bestseller Domina. Her work has been translated into over 30 languages. Barbara lives in California.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Domina 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful & inspiring story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago