Inspired by the extraordinary events of Dr. May Chinn's life, "Angel of Harlem is a deeply affecting story of love and transcendence. Weaving seamlessly scenes from the battlefields of the Civil War, during which her father escaped from slavery, to the Harlem living rooms and kitchen tables where May is sometimes forced to operate on her patients, this fascinating novel lays bare the heart of a woman who changed the face of medicine.

Angel of Harlem 2006, One World, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375761331

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