Published: 2012, ©2002
Total Copies: 15
Genre: Nonfiction | Health & Medicine | Biographies & Memoirs | Books Made Into Movies | Women in History
Description: 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 London—from 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.
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