The Resource Farewell to the East End, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates

Farewell to the East End, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates

Label
Farewell to the East End
Title
Farewell to the East End
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This final book in Jennifer Worth's memories of her time as a midwife in London's East end brings her story full circle. As always there are heartbreaking stories such as the family devastated by tuberculosis and a ship's woman who 'serviced' the entire crew, as well as plenty of humour and warmth such as the tale of Megan'mave, two women who shared the same husband! Other stories cover backstreet abortions, the changing life of the docklands, infanticide, as well as the lives of the inhabitants of Nonnatus House. We discover what happens with the gauche debutant Chummy and her equally gauche policeman; will Sister Monica Joan continue her life of crime?; will Sister Evangelina ever crack a smile? And what of Jennifer herself? The book not only details the final years of the tenements that but also of Jennifer's journey as she moves on from the close community of nuns, and her life takes a new path
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
618.20092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Farewell to the East End, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Label
Farewell to the East End, Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 321)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. -Includes bibliographical references
Control code
13063552
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
321 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780753823064
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780753823064
  • (OCoLC)426119350

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