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Harman, Patricia

Summary: Recounts how the author learned to deliver babies and her experiences in rural communes, political activism, and urban counterculture in the 1970s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARMAN, PATRICIA HAR

Dallas, Sandra

Summary: It is 1880 and Gracy Brookens is the only midwife in a small Colorado mining town where she has delivered hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies in her lifetime. She is a gifted and important resource for the women of her hardscrabble community, a position earned through wisdom and trust. Most women in Swandyke couldn't even imagine getting through their pregnancy and labor without Gracy by their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAL

Summary: She brings people into the world (midwife), he ushers them out (undertaker), but for this unconventional pair, love is the greatest journey of all. A slightly jaded, but ever hopeful couple looking to finally get it right. From the minute they meet, the demands of family and their unpredictable professions keep things complicated. But they find that, like birth and death, love is a force that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD WIL NOT RATED

Harman, Patricia

Summary: The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard. Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children. Luckily, Nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them. While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their babies. For these mothers-to-be, she relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAR

Dallas, Sandra.

Summary: "It is 1880 and Gracy Brookens is the only midwife in a small Colorado mining town where she has delivered hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies in her lifetime. She is a gifted and important resource for the women of her hardscrabble community, a position earned through wisdom and trust. Most women in Swandyke couldn't even imagine getting through their pregnancy and labor without Gracy by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dallas 2015

Harman, Patricia

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Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

O'Brien, Caragh M.

Summary: In a future world baked dry by the sun and divided into those who live inside the wall and those who live outside it, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone is forced into a difficult choice when her parents are arrested and taken into the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Harman, Patricia

Summary: Patricia Harman, a nurse-midwife, manages a women's health clinic with her husband, Tom, an ob-gyn, in West Virginia--a practice where patients open their hearts, where they find care and sometimes refuge. Patsy's memoir juxtaposes the tales of these women with her own story of keeping a small medical practice solvent and coping with personal challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARMAN, PATRICIA HAR

Hepworth, Sally

Summary: "Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy, including the identity of the baby's father, hidden from her family and coworkers for as long as possible. Her mother Grace finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2015

Jackson, Naomi

Summary: Two sisters are suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Barbados to live with their grandmother, in this stunning debut novel This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAS

Summary: Season Two continues to follow Jenny and the other midwives as they deal with all the problems the neighborhood of Poplar has to throw at them. A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife offers a gripping insight into a way of life that is so drastically different from how we live now.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2013

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 2

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2013

Summary: When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CA 6

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAL

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2017

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: A desire to learn about her biological family leads nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets a mysterious lay-midwife who needs her help after an Amish client and her baby die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: "A deathbed confession, a dusty carved box containing two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who made hold the key to Lexie's past, but she's not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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Coble, Colleen.

Summary: The charming Rosemary Cottage on the beach offers midwife Amy Lange respite she needs to mourn her brother, Ben. Everyone blames a surfing accident for his death, but Amy has reason to wonder. Coast Guard officer Curtis Ireland has lost a sibling to the water too and he agrees to help Amy investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION COB

Courter, Gay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: iUniverse 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Ellis, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Halls, Stacey

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Summary: Pendle Hill Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth is with child again. As the mistress of Gawthorpe Hall, she is anxious to provide her husband with an heir. But none of her previous pregnancies have come to term. Then she discovers a hidden letter from her physician that warns her husband that she will not survive another pregnancy. Distraught over the frightening revelation, Fleetwood wanders the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAL

Maxwell, Edith

Summary: Quaker midwife Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps con­fi­dences as she attends births of the rich and poor alike in an 1888 Massachusetts mill town. When the town’s world-famed car­riage indus­try is threat­ened by the work of an arson­ist, and a car­riage fac­tory owner’s adult son is stabbed to death with Rose's own knitting needle, she is drawn into solv­ing the mys­tery. Things get dicey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2016

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Summary: With Nonnatus House scheduled for demolition, Jenny, Chummy, and Sister Julienne search for a new location nearby, while Jenny₂s relationship with Alec continues to blossom. But an outbreak of polio affects the nurses and nuns more than they could have imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CALL RATED NR

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 3

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2014

Summary: The beloved nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House return to warm your heart as they care for the poorest women in London's East End. Life never stands still as the midwives face surprise pregnancy, disease, blossoming romance and missing friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bbc Us / Canada 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAL

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Summary: A midwife seeks answers after a patient dies giving birth, and her search leads her to an organized crime family in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER EAS

Summary: Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire, a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Beatrice, the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MID