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    • ISBN:9780753827529
    • Publication date:01 Mar 2012
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    • Publication date:26 Nov 2015

In the Midst of Life

By Jennifer Worth

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The last collection of true-life nursing stories from the No.1 bestselling author of the CALL THE MIDWIFE series.

Jennifer Worth's bestselling memoirs of her time as a midwife have inspired and moved readers of all ages.

Now, in In the Midst of Life she documents her experiences as a nurse and ward sister, treating patients who were nearing the end of their lives. Interspersed with these stories from Jennifer's post-midwife career are the histories of her patients, from the family divided by a decision nobody could bear to make, to the mother who comes to her son's adopted country and joins his family without being able to speak a word of English.

In the Midst of Life also gives moving insights not just into Jennifer's life and career, but also of a period of time which seems very different to today's, fast-paced world.

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  • ISBN: 9781474606660
  • Publication date: 07 Sep 2017
  • Page count: 432
  • Imprint: W&N
Worth is a vivid writer with a talent for the sting in the tail ... a highly readable book — EVENING STANDARD
Life-enhancing — Matthew Parris, THE TIMES
Worth is indeed a natural storyteller... gripping, moving and convincing from beginning to end... a powerful evocation of a long-gone world — LITERARY REVIEW
Worth's compassion and a burning mission remind us that end-of-life care doesn't have to be complex — THE LADY
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