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The Quack's Daughter [electronic resource] : A True Story about the Private Life of a Victorian College Girl, Revised Edition / by Greta Nettleton.

Author/Creator:
Nettleton, Greta, 1957-
Edition:
Revised
Publication:
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (420 p.)
Subjects:
Women physicians -- United Staes -- Biography.
Women musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Davenport (Iowa) -- Biography.
Vassar College -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography.
Keck, Cora, 1865-1921.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Raised in the gritty Mississippi River town of Davenport, Iowa, Cora Keck could have walked straight out of a Susan Glaspell story. When Cora was sent to Vassar College in the fall of 1884, she was a typical unmotivated, newly rich party girl. Her improbable educational opportunity at "the first great educational institution for womankind" turned into an enthralling journey of self-discovery as she struggled to meet the high standards in Vassar's School of Music while trying to shed her reputation as the daughter of a notorious quack and self-made millionaire: Mrs. Dr. Rebecca J. Keck, second
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-60938-243-9
OCLC:
882104860
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