Jennifer Worth Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London (Call The Midwife)


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Paperback. Pub the Date: January. 2009 Pages: 312 in Publisher by: PHOENIX In the this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE. Jennifer Worth. A midwife working in the docklands area of ??East London in the 1950s tells down - to - earth stories about more stories about the people she encountered. There's Jane. who cleaned and generally helped out at Nonnatus House - she was taken to the workhouse as a baby and was allegedly the illegitimate daughter of an aristocrat. Peggy and Frank's parents both died within 6 months of each other and the children were left destitute. At the time. there was no other option for them but the workhouse. The Reverend Thornton-Appleby-Thorton. a missionary in Africa. visits the Nonnatus nuns and Sister Julienne acts as matchmaker. And Sister Monica Joan. the eccentric ninety-year- old nun. is accused of shoplifting some small items from the local market....

Sehr bewegend.

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