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.
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author Jennifer Worth
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display_description 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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series Call the midwife trilogy
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Childbirth -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century, East End (London, England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, London (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, Midwives -- England -- London -- Biography, Worth, Jennifer, -- 1935-2011
title_display Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
title_full Call the Midwife--A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times Call the Midwife Series, Book 1, Call the midwife : a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times / Jennifer Worth, Call the midwife [sound recording] : [a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times] / Jennifer Worth
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title_sub a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Childbirth, History, Medical, Midwives, Nonfiction, Social conditions, Worth, Jennifer