A Country Doctor (Penguin Classics)

3.46 avg rating
( 306 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780143039266: A Country Doctor (Penguin Classics)

A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett s story of a young medical woman remains an incisive rendering of the dilemmas of gender, society, and self. Nan Prince first becomes interested in medicine as a child, as the ward of the widowed physician Dr. Leslie. In time she becomes his protegee. But when she enters medical college, she realizes that she will have to choose between marriage and her career, between the demands of her society and her obligations to her true self. Inspired by Jewett s own interests and by her father, A Country Doctorportrays a world very much in flux and Nan, ultimately, as a woman with a new world opening to her.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett s story of a young medica....

About the Author:

Sarah Orne Jewett(1849-1909) was an Americannovelist, short storywriter andpoet, best known for herlocal colorworks set along or near the southernseacoastof Maine.
Frederick Wegeneris an associate professor of English at California State University at Long Beach and the editor ofEdith Wharton: The Uncollected Critical Writings."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jewett, Sarah Orne
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VP-9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Jewett Sarah Orne
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2007. OHP transparencies. Book Condition: New. 193 x 122 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett s story of a young medical woman remains an incisive rendering of the dilemmas of gender, society, and self. Nan Prince first becomes interested in medicine as a child, as the ward of the widowed physician Dr. Leslie. In time she becomes his protegee. But when she enters medical college, she realizes that she will have to choose between marriage and her career, between the demands of her society and her obligations to her true self. Inspired by Jewett s own interests and by her father, A Country Doctorportrays a world very much in flux and Nan, ultimately, as a woman with a new world opening to her. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jewett, Sarah Orne
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jewett Sarah Orne
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2007. OHP transparencies. Book Condition: New. 193 x 122 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett s story of a young medical woman remains an incisive rendering of the dilemmas of gender, society, and self. Nan Prince first becomes interested in medicine as a child, as the ward of the widowed physician Dr. Leslie. In time she becomes his protegee. But when she enters medical college, she realizes that she will have to choose between marriage and her career, between the demands of her society and her obligations to her true self. Inspired by Jewett s own interests and by her father, A Country Doctorportrays a world very much in flux and Nan, ultimately, as a woman with a new world opening to her. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jewett, Sarah Orne
Published by Penguin Classics
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0143039261 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2132200057

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Jewett Sarah Orne
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2007. OHP transparencies. Book Condition: New. 193 x 122 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett s story of a young medical woman remains an incisive rendering of the dilemmas of gender, society, and self. Nan Prince first becomes interested in medicine as a child, as the ward of the widowed physician Dr. Leslie. In time she becomes his protegee. But when she enters medical college, she realizes that she will have to choose between marriage and her career, between the demands of her society and her obligations to her true self. Inspired by Jewett s own interests and by her father, A Country Doctorportrays a world very much in flux and Nan, ultimately, as a woman with a new world opening to her. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Sarah Orne Jewett
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0143039261BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jewett, Sarah Orne
Published by Penguin Classics (2005)
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0143039261

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.33
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Sarah Orne Jewett (author), Frederick Wegener (introduction), Frederick Wegener (notes)
Published by Penguin Publishing Group 2005-07-26, New York (2005)
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Publishing Group 2005-07-26, New York, 2005. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Sarah Orne Jewett
ISBN 10: 0143039261 ISBN 13: 9780143039266
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. 132mm x 15mm x 196mm. Paperback. A hundred and thirty years after it was first published, Sarah Orne Jewett's story of a young medical woman remains an incisive rendering of the dilemmas of gender, society, and self.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 271 pages. 0.227. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143039266

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book