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by Green, Anna Katharine.

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TitleDoctor Izard
Author / Responsible partyGreen, Anna Katharine.
GenreDetective and Mystery fiction.
TopicsDetective and Mystery fiction. American fiction -- 19th century
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


The opening scene takes place in a hospital ward where two patients lie, apparently dying, when a man enters and offers a proposition to one of them. The story then shifts to another town where, years earlier, Polly Earle’s mother died of unknown causes and her father disappeared, leaving Polly, a small child, parentless and penniless. Raised by neighbors, Polly is now a beautiful young woman engaged to be married. A stranger arrives and makes an unsettling request of Polly. Doctor Izard, an intensely private person who had attended her mother, becomes involved. Anna Katherine Green, a prolific and popular mystery writer, was considered to be "The American Agatha Christie". (Lee Smalley)

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System control numberS14568
Original Print PublisherNew York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895
NarratorLee Smalley.
Narrator NameLee Smalley.
Participant or performer noteLee Smalley.
Narrators GenderMale narrator