Call the Midwife

Shadows of the Workhouse
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD10415
Released: Feb 04, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781622313440
Narrator/s: Nicola Barber
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler. Woven into the ongoing tales of her life in the East End are the true stories of the people Worth met who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a Dickensian institution that limped on into the middle of the twentieth century.Though these are stories of unimaginable hardship, what shines through each is the resilience of the human spirit and the strength, courage, and humor of people determined to build a future for themselves against the odds. This is an enduring work of literary nonfiction, at once a warmhearted coming-of-age story and a startling look at people's lives in the poorest section of postwar London.

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Author(s): Jennifer Worth
Series: Call the Midwife Series No: 2
Awards:2013-New York Times Bestseller

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Author(s): Jennifer Worth
Narrator(s): Nicola Barber
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Product Number Z100070651
Released: Feb 04, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781622313457
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Author(s): Jennifer Worth
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Product Number EB00245416
Released: Mar 25, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: #9780062270054

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