Imagine a time when a woman makes her only if she's able to land herself a great marriage. It's a time knitting and making one's self as visually appealing are great skills to have. It's when intellectual pursuits are reserved for men, and those who take medical degrees are tagged as too promiscuous. Can you live in such an age?
Well, that was exactly how times had been for this story's protagonist. It was the 1920s and quite so different from our society today. Evie was so ahead of her time, but would she make it through?
Check out this enthralling, well-written short story to know more.
NOT ONLY IS this story an excellent short in its own right, but it doubles as an awesome prologue to what is destined to be one of the books of 2016. We meet young Evelyn who has dreams of becoming one of the world's few practicing Doctors, her family, and her new bestie, Rose. An excellent way to get acquainted with the writing of Miss Lester, as well as a grand introduction to a book that is sure to steal your heart.
This is a fabulous short story about a young woman in 1920's America who despite much opposition from her family and society— dares to dream big— and begins taking her first tentative steps to studying medicine at Harvard Medical Sachool.