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Across a broken shore
First edition.
Publication Information:
Mendota Heights, MN : Flux, an imprint of North Star Editions, Inc., [2019]
Physical Description:
343 pages ; 21 cm
"In 1936 San Francisco, eighteen-year-old Willa MacCarthy is bound for the convent. But when she discovers her love of medicine, she will defy her family and work with a female doctor to care for those building the Golden Gate Bridge"-- Provided by publisher.

1936. Wilhelmina 'Willa' MacCarthy Irish-Catholic family is counting on her to take vows as a nun. But Willa's found another calling: sneaking away to help Doctor Katherine Winston in her medical clinic in San Francisco's Richmond District. When Willa agrees to help the doctor at a field hospital near the new bridge being built over the Golden Gate, she thinks she can handle her new chaotic life. But a dashing young ironworker help her realize that hiding from what she truly wants may be her biggest lie of all. -- adapted from back cover