Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth audiobook

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

By Jennifer Worth
Read by Nicola Barber

HighBridge 9780753198780
Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $39.95

    ISBN: 9781611749243

Audie Award Nominee, Solo Narration - Female, 2013 At the age of 22, Jennifer Worth left her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in postwar London’s East End slums. The colorful characters she met while delivering babies all over London—from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lived to the woman with 24 children who couldn’t speak English to the prostitutes and dockers of the city’s seedier side—illuminate a fascinating time in history. Beautifully written and utterly moving, Call the Midwife will touch the hearts of anyone who is, and everyone who has, a mother.

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Audie Award Nominee, Solo Narration - Female, 2013

At the age of 22, Jennifer Worth left her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in postwar London’s East End slums. The colorful characters she met while delivering babies all over London—from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lived to the woman with 24 children who couldn’t speak English to the prostitutes and dockers of the city’s seedier side—illuminate a fascinating time in history. Beautifully written and utterly moving, Call the Midwife will touch the hearts of anyone who is, and everyone who has, a mother.

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Author Bio: Jennifer Worth

Author Bio: Jennifer Worth

Jennifer Worth (1935–2011) trained as a nurse at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, and was later ward sister at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital in London, then the Marie Curie Hospital, also in London. Music had always been her passion, and in 1973 she left nursing in order to study music intensively, teaching piano and singing for twenty-five years. Her books have all been bestsellers in England.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English