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The Resource Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates

Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates

Label
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 ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Title variation
Midwife
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jennifer Worth was just twenty-two when she volunteered to spend her early years of midwifery training in London's East End in the 1950s. Coming from a sheltered background there were tough lessons to be learned. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying
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Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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315345
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1935-
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Worth, Jennifer
Dewey number
618.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
RG950
LC item number
.W675 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Coates, Terri
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True
Series statement
Call the midwife trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Worth, Jennifer
  • Midwives
  • London (England)
  • Childbirth at home
Target audience
adult
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a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
Label
Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date: 2002
  • "Published as The Midwife in Penguin Books 2009"--T.p. verso
  • "Now a PBS series!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 340)
Contents
Call the midwife -- Nonnatus House -- Morning visits -- Chummy -- Molly -- The bicycle -- Antenatal clinic -- Rickets -- Eclampsia -- Fred -- A Christmas baby -- A breech delivery -- Jimmy -- Len & Concita Warren -- Sister Monica Joan -- Mary -- Zakir -- Cable Street -- Cafe life -- Flight -- sister Evangelina -- Mrs. Jenkins -- Rosie -- The workhouse -- The bottom dropped out of pigs -- Of mixed descent I -- Of mixed descent II -- Of mixed descent III -- The luncheon party -- Smog -- The flying squad -- A premature baby -- Old, old age -- In the beginning
Control code
ocn795176876
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
340 p.
Isbn
9780143123255
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)795176876
Label
Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date: 2002
  • "Published as The Midwife in Penguin Books 2009"--T.p. verso
  • "Now a PBS series!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 340)
Contents
Call the midwife -- Nonnatus House -- Morning visits -- Chummy -- Molly -- The bicycle -- Antenatal clinic -- Rickets -- Eclampsia -- Fred -- A Christmas baby -- A breech delivery -- Jimmy -- Len & Concita Warren -- Sister Monica Joan -- Mary -- Zakir -- Cable Street -- Cafe life -- Flight -- sister Evangelina -- Mrs. Jenkins -- Rosie -- The workhouse -- The bottom dropped out of pigs -- Of mixed descent I -- Of mixed descent II -- Of mixed descent III -- The luncheon party -- Smog -- The flying squad -- A premature baby -- Old, old age -- In the beginning
Control code
ocn795176876
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
340 p.
Isbn
9780143123255
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)795176876

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