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Call the Midwife

A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

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The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the Midwife will delight fans of Downton Abbey

Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny Lee leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in London's East End slums. While delivering babies all over the city, Jenny encounters a colorful cast of women—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 of the city's seedier side.

An unfortgettable story of motherhood, the bravery of a community, and the strength of remarkable and inspiring women, Call the Midwife is the true story behind the beloved PBS series, which will soon return for its sixth season.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

L’avis de : Publishers Weekly

16 févr. 2009 – Worth gained her midwife training in the 1950s among an Anglican order of nuns dedicated to ensuring safer childbirth for the poor living amid the Docklands slums on the East End of London. Her engaging memoir retraces those early years caring for the indigent and unfortunate during the pinched postwar era in London, when health care was nearly nonexistent, antibiotics brand-new, sanitary facilities rare, contraception unreliable and families with 13 or more children the norm. Working alongside the trained nurses and midwives of St. Raymund Nonnatus (a pseudonym she s given the place), Worth made frequent visits to the tenements that housed the dock workers and their families, often in the dead of night on her bicycle. Her well-polished anecdotes are teeming with character detail of some of the more memorable nurses she worked with, such as the six-foot-two Camilla Fortescue-Cholmeley-Browne, called Chummy, who renounced her genteel upbringing to become a nurse, or the dotty old Sister Monica Joan, who fancied cakes immoderately. Patients included Molly, only 19 and already trapped in poverty and degradation with several children and an abusive husband; Mrs. Conchita Warren, who was delivering her 24th baby; or the birdlike vagrant, Mrs. Jenkins, whose children were taken away from her when she entered the workhouse.
Call the Midwife
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  • $13.99
  • Disponible sur iPhone, iPad, iPod touch et Mac.
  • Catégorie : Biographies et mémoires
  • Sortie : 7 avr. 2009
  • Éditeur : Penguin Publishing Group
  • Vendeur : Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
  • Pages : 352
  • Langue : Anglais
  • Configuration requise : Pour lire ce livre, vous devez utiliser un appareil iOS doté de l’application iBooks 1.5 (ou une version ultérieure) et fonctionnant sous iOS 4.3.3 (ou une version ultérieure), ou un Mac doté de l’application iBooks 1.0 (ou une version ultérieure) et fonctionnant sous OS X 10.9.

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