City of dreams
A novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan
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Brother and sister Turner emigrate to the Dutch colony ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’. They both apply themselves to treating the ill. Lucas Turner is a barber and surgeon; Sally knows all about healing herbs.
Sally marries a Dutchman; Lucas an English woman. Many of their descendants share their vocation. Some of them for the stature and the money, others cannot stop looking for improvements to the art of medicin. Even if they have to defy the law, e.g. in the case of vaccines.
Continued in City of Glory.
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