The Abortionist: A Woman Against the Law
Solinger, Rickie

Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Free Press, 1994. First First edition. Cloth, 253 pps. with bibliography. The revealing story of Ruth Barnett, an abortionist who allegedly performed some forty thousand procedures between 1918 and 1968, never losing a patient. Author Solinger argues that in the days before Roe v. Wade, it was rarely the abortionists like Barnett who put women at risk but rather the politicians, press and police use used these practicioners and their clients as convenient targets. Fine in fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket. Fine Hardcover 0029298652 (Item ID: D10002)


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