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The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy)

The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy)

Author: Worth

Condition:
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ISBN-13: 9780143116233

ISBN-10: 143116231.0

Language: English

Category: Biography & Autobiography / Women

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An unforgettable true story, The Midwife is the basis for the hit PBS drama Call the Midwife

At the age of twenty-two, Jennifer Worth leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in post war London's East End slums. The colorful characters she meets while delivering babies all over London-from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lives to the woman with twenty-four children who can't speak English to the prostitutes and dockers of the city's seedier side-illuminate a fascinating time in history. Beautifully written and utterly moving, The Midwife will touch the hearts of anyone who is, and everyone who has, a mother.
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