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    • The Book of Madness and Cures

    • A Novel
    • By: Regina O'Melveny
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 39

    Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in 16th-century Venice: a woman who practices medicine. Her father, a renowned physician, has provided her entrée to this all-male profession, and inspired in her a shared mission to understand the secrets of the human body. Then her father disappears, and Gabriella faces a crisis: She is no longer permitted to treat her patients, women who need her desperately, without her father's patronage. She sets out across Europe to find where - and why - he has gone.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not Motivated to Finish

    • By Dina on 04-19-12

    Regular price: $17.09