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The midwife's choice, Delia Parr

Label
The midwife's choice
Title
The midwife's choice
Statement of responsibility
Delia Parr
Title variation
Midwife's choice
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a time when the traditional ways of medicine are constantly being questioned by new doctors fresh from medical school, midwife Martha Cade tries to balance her life's calling with the demands of her family. Recently reunited with her estranged seventeen-year-old daughter, Martha finds herself torn between guiding her child and allowing her to be an adult. At the same time, she must decide whether she'll risk reopening the heart she'd long closed off to love. Though a small town, Trinity, Pennsylvania, is fraught with secrets, and as a midwife, Martha moves among its people. She knows which homes are filled with light and love, which families have slipped into grief, which wives are unhappy, and which husbands dare to cross lines...As Martha struggles with the conflicts of being a mother, a midwife, and a woman, she learns the greatest lessons of all--that hope can shine even in the darkest hours, and that faith has a way of making the impossible possible
Member of
Summary
In small-town Trinity, Pennsylvania, 1831, Martha Cade tries to balance the demands of her calling as a midwife, the delicacy of private information she learns in that role, and the hopes and expectations she has for her daughter and for herself
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120092
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parr, Delia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
At home in Trinity
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Midwives
  • Women
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
The midwife's choice, Delia Parr
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
475 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486882
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The midwife's choice, Delia Parr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
475 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486882
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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