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Afscheid van de vroedvrouwen

Jennifer Worth (author), Ireen Niessen (translator)
‘Afscheid van de vroedvrouwen’ is het laatste deel in de’ Call the Midwife’-trilogie over vroedvrouwen in de Londense achterbuurt East End in de na-oorlogse jaren. De jaren zestig zijn aangebroken. De vroedvrouwen krijgen te maken met illegale abortussen, kindersterfte en een veranderende buurt. Zo is er het verhaal van Megan en Mave, de identieke tweeling die samen een groentekraam op de markt
Title
Afscheid van de vroedvrouwen
Author
Jennifer Worth
Translator
Ireen Niessen
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Farewell to the East End
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Ambo/Anthos B.V., 2016
ISBN
9789026334276
CloudLibrary
3kus8g9

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About Jennifer Worth

Jennifer Louise Worth RN RM (née Lee; 25 September 1935 – 31 May 2011) was a British memoirist. She wrote a best-selling trilogy about her work as a nurse and midwife practicing in the poverty-stricken East End of London in the 1950s: Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse and Farewell to The East End. A television series, Call the Midwife, based on her books, began broadcasting on BBC One on 15 January 2012. After leaving nursing, she re-trained as a musician.

Biography

Jennifer Louise Lee was born in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, on 25 September 1935, to Gordon and Elsie (née Gibbs) Lee. Worth was raised in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. She had a younger sister, Christine, and two younger paternal half-sisters. After leaving school at the age of 15 she learned shorthand and typing and became the secretary to the head of Dr Challoner's Grammar School. She then trained …Read more on Wikipedia