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Worth, Jennifer

Summary: Jennifer Worth was just twenty-two when she volunteered to spend her early years of midwifery training in London's East End in the 1950s. Coming from a sheltered background there were tough lessons to be learned. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Worth, Jennifer

Summary: The Call the midwife trilogy is comprised of Call the midwife (not included here, c2002), Shadows of the workhouse (this book, c2005), and Farewell to the East End (not included here, c2009). Together, this series chronicles Jennifer Worth's career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the war-scarred Docklands as a wide-eyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco/HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Worth, Jennifer

Summary: The Call the midwife trilogy is comprised of Call the midwife (not included here, c2002), Shadows of the workhouse (not included here, c2005), and Farewell to the East End (this book, c2009). Together, this series chronicles Jennifer Worth's career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the war-scarred Docklands as a wide-eyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco/HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Worth, Jennifer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WORTH WOR

Worth, Jennifer

Summary: When 22-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives; she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler. Woven into the ongoing tales of her life in the East End are the true stories of the people Worth met who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

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

Summary: A moving, intimate, funny, and true-to-life look at the colorful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the '50s. Based on the bestselling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth. When Jenny Lee first arrives in Poplar, she knows nothing about hardship, poverty, and life itself. But Jenny is brought up to speed fast once she joins a team of midwives who provide care to the poorest women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Call 2012

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 7

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2018

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: The midwives of Nonnatus House continue to face complex medical and personal dilemmas as the multi-award-winning drama returns for a thirteenth series. It's 1969 and more babies than ever are being born in hospital. Pressure on maternity beds remains extremely high across the country. However, Poplar is coping better than most due to the popularity of home births under the auspices of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 8

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2019

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