In 1964 they said she could never be a doctor because of her long painted fingernails, her big breasts and the ‘Three M’s: Marriage, Motherhood and Medicine’. ESCAPE FROM THE BEDSIDE is Sharon Baltman’s gripping memoir tracking her decision to become a doctor in the early days of feminism to her travels across Canada, the US, through Africa and Israel. She chooses NOT to be like her traditional childhood family doctor but obsessively pursues the...

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