NEVER LET GO! Suzanne Aubert, Pat Rafter.


The remarkable story of Mother Aubert. Pp. xii+228, frontispiece portrait, plates, references, tables, appendices, bibliographic essay, bibliography, index; blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; dust wrapper, faintly scuffed, A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, 1972. First edition. *Biography of the founder of the Sisters of Compassion, Suzanne Aubert. 'Born in France in 1835 and crippled in an accident at the age of two... completed the full course for the Doctorate of Medicine, nursed in the Crimean War and, against her parents' wishes, ran away to New Zealand at the age of twenty-five. She landed in Auckland in 1860 to begin over sixty years of dedicated service to the poor and afflicted of all races, of all creeds, in her adopted country' [wrapper blurb]. Item #157479

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