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The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy #1)
by Jennifer Worth

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The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy #1) by Jennifer Worth Overview

Call the Midwife' is a most extraordinary book and should be required reading of all students of midwifery, nursing, sociology and modern history. It tells of the experiences of a young trainee midwife in the East End of London in the 1950's and is a graphic portrayal of the quite appalling conditions that the East Enders endured.

Jennifer Worth

About The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy #1) Description

Worth, born Jennifer Lee while her parents were on holiday in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, was raised in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. After leaving school at the age of 14, she learned shorthand and typing and became the secretary to the head of Dr Challoner's Grammar School. She then trained as a nurse at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, and moved to London to receive training to become a midwife. L

Data Book The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times (The Midwife Trilogy #1)

Original Title Call the midwife : a true story of the East End in the 1950s ISBN 0143116231 (ISBN13: 9780143116233 ) Edition Language English Series The Midwife Trilogy #1 Characters Jenny Lee, Chummy Browne, Cynthia Miller, Trixie Franklin, Sister Julienne...more , Sister Evangelina, Sister Monica Joan, Sister Bernadette, Patrick Turner, Peter Noakes...less (69)