Cover of: A  city not forsaken | Lynn Morris

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Will Cheney be content in the glittering lights of high society? Cheney Duvall's attempt to help the mountain folks in the primitive wilderness of the Ozark Mountains had proven to be an extremely difficult experience for both her and her nurse, Shiloh Iron. When they return to her home in New York, Cheney determines to go into a private practice with the handsome Devlin Buchanan, a highly successful physician who had previously asked her to marry him. His sponsorship offered her an excellent chance for success among the most wealthy and refined residents of New York. But dark rumors of plague had reached New York well in advance of the arrival of the ship that was bringing Devlin Buchanan back from London. A cholera outbreak in London had been reported in the early spring of 1866, and the deadly pestilence was now transported on the steamship Virginia. Despite holding the ship in quarantine, New Yorkers knew it was only a matter of time before the disease would spread. Polite society with its elite circles, glittering stores, finest of clothing, elegant carriages, and lush carpet is a far different world than Cheney has known. And while it's gratifying to brush elbows with the Rockefellers and Vanderbilts, her past work has left its mark deep in her soul. Can Cheney be content in a world of high society and pomp, or will the call of the poor and the horrors of the epidemic draw her back? - Back cover.

Table of Contents

Part one : An appointed sign.
"Hevin' a riot, ain't they?"
April 18, 1866
Of lineage and deportment
Happy birthday
One last salute
His Lordship, the Marquess and Earl of Queensberry
The great city
Part two : All manner of work.
Behring Orphanage, past and present
Victoria Elizabeth Steen de Lancie
Assorted and sundry operations
Part three : Of a sweet savour.
Mrs. Alexander Van Alstyne
The wind took her
The stuff that hope is made of
The measure of a man
Doctor Cheney's pretty bottles
Death's dispensary
Part four : A city not forsaken.
Weeping may endure for a night
But joy cometh in the morning
The blues
On the side of honor
Linde : it means bitter
The drama offstage
Miss Laura Blue, laughing
Notes to our readers

Edition Notes

"The epidemic that threatens to sweep the city foreshadows the crisis she must face." - Cover.

Cheney Duvall, M.D. ; bk. 3
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PS3563.O874439 C58 1995

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335 p.
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21 x x centimeters

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