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 Audio 9780753198780

The Call the Midwife Trilogy: Book 1

12.03 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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At the age of twenty-two, Jennifer Worth leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in post war London’s East End slums. The colorful characters she meets while delivering babies all over London—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 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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A 2013 Audie Award Finalist for Best Female Solo Narration

At the age of twenty-two, Jennifer Worth leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in post war London’s East End slums. The colorful characters she meets while delivering babies all over London—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 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 : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 12.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English