Farewell to the East End (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for Farewell to the East End Read by Anne Reid. The third and final book in the 'Call the Midwife' series
- Published: 16 April 2009
- Format: CD-Audio
- ISBN 13: 9781409104964 ISBN 10: 1409104966
- Sales rank: 206,670
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Full description for Farewell to the East End
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, finds love, and the woman who has been a midwife to so many others finally becomes a mother herself.