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    DescriptionJennifer Worth's bestselling memoirs of her time as a midwife have inspired and moved readers of all ages. Now, in IN THE MIDST OF LIFE she documents her experiences as a nurse and ward sister, treating patients who were nearing the end of their lives. Interspersed with these stories from Jennifer's post-midwife career are the histories of her patients, from the family divided by a decision nobody could bear to make, to the mother who comes to her son's adopted country and joins his family without being able to speak a word of English. IN THE MIDST OF LIFE also gives moving insights not just into Jennifer's life and career, but also of a period of time which seems very different to today's, fast-paced world. Abridged edition, read by Barbara Flynn

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    In the Midst of Life
    Is There Such a Thing as a Good Death?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jennifer Worth, Read by Barbara Flynn
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 140 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 164 g
    ISBN 13: 9781409114673
    ISBN 10: 1409114678

    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM, VFJX
    BISAC V2.8: MED042000, SEL010000
    BIC subject category V2: MQCL9
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC22: 616.029092
    Thema V1.0: DNC, VFJX, MQCL9
    Edition statement
    Abridged edition
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    18 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    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 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.