The Extraordinary Life of Mary Seacole - Extraordinary Lives

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Publisher's Synopsis

Mary Seacole was:

A doctress

An activist

An inspiration

Mary Seacole is now known for her medical work in the Crimean war, and as a brilliant woman who combated the racial prejudice she experienced in her lifetime. But for a long time her story was lost.

From growing up in Kingston, Jamaica as the daughter of a doctress to helping soldiers in the war, discover the details of the amazing life that Mary Seacole led in this beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780241372777
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Puffin
Pub date:
DEWEY: 610.73092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 113
Weight: 110g
Height: 129mm
Width: 199mm
Spine width: 5mm