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    DescriptionLetters to the Midwife is a wonderful collection of correspondence received by Jennifer Worth, offering a fascinating glimpse into a long-lost world. Along with readers' responses and personal histories, it is filled with all sorts of heart-warming gems. There are stories from other midwives, lorry drivers, even a seamstress, all with tales to tell. Containing previously unpublished material describing her time spent in Paris and some journal entries, this is also a portrait of Jennifer herself, complete with a moving introduction by her family about the woman they knew and loved.


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    Title
    Letters to the Midwife
    Subtitle
    Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jennifer Worth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 364 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781780224640
    ISBN 10: 1780224648
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKESL
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    BIC subject category V2: BJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED058120, LCO011000
    BIC subject category V2: MQD
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKESL, 3JJPG
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    DC23: 942.150855092
    Thema V1.0: DNC, NHTB, DND, MQD
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    20 November 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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 25 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.