The Resource Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth, (electronic resource)

Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth, (electronic resource)

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Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
Title
Call the midwife
Title remainder
a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Worth
Title variation
Midwife
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Language
eng
Summary
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 Londonfrom 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, Call the Midwife will touch the hearts of anyone who is, and everyone who has, a mother
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Reflects on the experiences of Jennifer Worth as a midwife in London's postwar East End, including the nuns from whom she learned her craft and the interesting and challenging births she aided during her career
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10227236
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1935-2011
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Worth, Jennifer
Dewey number
618.20092
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other
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Read by Nicola Barber
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  • Barber, Nicola
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True
Series statement
Call the midwife trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Midwives
  • Childbirth
  • East End (London, England)
Target audience
adult
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a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
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Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11419477
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781611749250
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11419477
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11419477
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611749250
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419477
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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