Call the Midwife Illustrated Edition

Author(s): Jennifer Worth

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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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The illustrated edition of CALL THE MIDWIFE: real London, real lives.

'Worth is indeed a natural storyteller... gripping, moving and convincing from beginning to end... a powerful evocation of a long-gone world'- Literary Review 'Re-released to tie in with a new BBC adaptation, you must read this superbly moving but also witty story' - Closer 'A poignant, funny and enlightening book' - Charlotte Vowden, Daily Express

Jennifer Worth trained as a nurse at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, 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 about twenty-five years. Jennifer died in May 2011 after a short illness, leaving her husband Philip, two daughters and three grandchildren. Her books have all been bestsellers.

General Fields

  • : 9780297868781
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • : 1.058
  • : 246mm X 189mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jennifer Worth
  • : Hardback
  • : Illustrated edition
  • : 942.150855092
  • : 256
  • : ill