Authors' Event • Healing, Romance & Revolution

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Authors' Event, Healing, Romance and Revolution, featuring Harriet Holbrook Smith. Carolyn Buckmaster, Harriet’s great niece, and Dennis, Carolyn’s spouse, recently completed a compilation and publishing of Harriet’s letters home from Revolutionary China (1926).

Her life was truly one of Healing, Romance and Revolution. Beginning with her “radical youth,” to her romances and mostly her passion for life. Continuing from leadership in nursing in China; to Chicago’s Wesley Memorial Hospital as Director of Nursing Services and School of Nursing; to, retirement from the University of Washington and Director of Continuation Education Programs in Washington and Oregon for the Western Council on Higher Education in Nursing of the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.

In summary, 1926 was pivotal to her future and the backdrop of Healing, Romance and Revolution.

Harriet was a bold leader in the Nursing Profession and a pioneer in Women’s Rights, mostly as a model of strength, intelligence, wisdom, like-ability and charisma.

Healing, Romance & Revolution (visit blog) is a compilation of her letters home during her last year in Changsha China.

Join us at Soulfood Books and learn more more about this remarkable woman.


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