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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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In the Midst of Life
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In the midst of life
February 23rd, 2014
An insight to how things have changed in medical care
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In The midst of life,
October 4th, 2013
Not an easy book but a must read. I have learnt a lot from this book, and caring profession holds a high esteem. This book should be read by any one who is wishing to care whether in a vocational job. Or simply when caring for a loved one.
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