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Mattie: A Novel Based on Nebraska's First Female Physician (Paperback)

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Mattie is the tale of Georgia Arbuckle-Fix, a pioneering doctor on the Western frontier in Nebraska at the end of the 19th and into the early 20th centuries.

Judy Alter's storytelling and impeccable historical research bring the era of the old west to life while highlighting the life of Georgia Arbuckle-Fix.

Fiction & PoetryHistorical FictionWesternsFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 01/08/2022 ISBN-13: 9781493052745  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Judy Alter is the author of over a hundred books, fiction and nonfiction for both adults and young adults. Her awards include the 2005 Owen Wister Award for Lifetime Achievement, Spur Awards from Western Writers of America, the Western Heritage (Wrangler) Award from the National Cowboy Museum and Hall of Fame, and a Best Juvenile of the Year Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. She was named one of the Outstanding Women of Fort Worth by Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women in 1989 and was listed by Dallas Morning News (March 10, 1999) as one of 100 women, past and present, who made their mark on Texas. She has been inducted into the Western Writers of America Hall of Fame and the Texas Literary Hall of Fame. A native of Chicago, Alter has lived in Texas for over fifty years. She is the single parent of four now-grown children and the grandmother of seven. She lives in Fort Worth in a cottage Amazon.

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