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Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times - Jennifer Worth, Nicola Barber
Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
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Audie Award Nominee, Solo Narration - Female, 2013At the age of 22, Jennifer Worth left her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in postwar London's East End slums. The colorful characters she met while delivering babies all over London - from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns... show more
Audie Award Nominee, Solo Narration - Female, 2013At the age of 22, Jennifer Worth left her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in postwar London's East End slums. The colorful characters she met while delivering babies all over London - from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lived to the woman with 24 children who couldn'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, Call the Midwife will touch the hearts of anyone who is, and everyone who has, a mother.
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Format: Audible Audio Edition
ASIN: B009899R76
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
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Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
4.5 Call The Midwife
I put this book on hold so long before I got it that I'd forgot I put it on hold. That being said I really enjoyed this book. I find the birthing business and the way it's changed through the years fascinating and it was so interesting to hear this perspective. This book mostly covers the authors e...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.5
I can see why this book was so popular. Barber’s narration doesn’t disrupt the image of the television show, so if you, like me, are coming to this book after watching the television series, you’ll be fine. What is interesting is how much the series did take from the book, though sometimes re-assi...
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