Call the midwife: a true story of the East End in the 1950s

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Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson,
Pub. Date:
2012.
Edition:
Illustrated ed.
Language:
English
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This is a large beautifully illustrated edition of CALL THE MIDWIFE with never-before-seen photographs which bring the real London and real lives to life. Pictures of the docklands, photos of how life was lived at the time, the families, housing, health service, food and of course the nuns and the midwives who brought so many babies into the world will be a beautiful addition to Jennifer Worth's bestselling memoir.
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9780297868781
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subject_facet , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Personal Memoirs, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Women, Childbirth, Childbirth -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century, East End (London, England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, England -- London, England -- London -- East End, History, Midwives, Midwives -- England -- London, Social conditions, Social sciences -- Women's Studies -- General, Worth, Jennifer, -- 1935-2011
title_display Call the midwife : a true story of the East End in the 1950s
title_full Call the midwife : a true story of the East End in the 1950s / Jennifer Worth
title_short Call the midwife :
title_sub a true story of the East End in the 1950s
topic_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Childbirth, General, History, Midwives, Personal Memoirs, Social conditions, Social sciences, Women, Women's Studies, Worth, Jennifer