Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

[a Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times]

Audiobook CD - 2012
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Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : Highbridge Co., p2012.
ISBN: 9781611749267
1611749263
9781611749243
1611749247
Branch Call Number: B WORTH JENNIFER
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Barber, Nicola 1978-

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emhaworth
Mar 24, 2014

Delicious memoir full of the minutiae that makes up a meaningful life.

mmg2681 Jul 30, 2013

I have never watched the series, but found this very interesting to learn about what this particular midwife went through in the 1950's. I look forward to reading books 2 & 3 in the series.

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annem123
Jun 26, 2013

I have watched the PBS series and couldn't get enough. When Season 2 ended, I wanted more. Because of a long commute and several long trips I had the opportunity to listen to this book on CD. It is just as fantastic as the show. It gives more background information about the East End in the late 1950's and several of the characters are more developed then in the PBS show. The book shows us how the East End is changing in the 1950's, as life always does. It was thought provoking how mothers were treated back then and I have had interesting discussions with friends about the right of the child vs the right of the mother, birthing at home vs hospital, etc. I loved listening to this story because of the strong sense of community and family that this book showed. Anyone who has watched the show and wants more, I highly recommend reading or listening to this book.

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