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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
Author
Editor
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
Member of
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
contains biographical information
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315345
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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
NLM call number
WZ 100
NLM item number
W932 2012
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True
Series statement
Call the midwife ; vol. 1
Series volume
0001
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
  • Previously published as: The Midwife (Penguin Books, 2009)
  • "First published in Great Britain as Call the midwife by Merton Books 2002"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 340)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
5585178
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780143116233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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
  • Previously published as: The Midwife (Penguin Books, 2009)
  • "First published in Great Britain as Call the midwife by Merton Books 2002"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 340)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
5585178
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780143116233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)795176876

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